Capacitors are little devices where electricity is stored. These can often be found in home appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines. If, one day, the motor starts slowly as usual or doesn’t run at all, the problem could be a defective capacitor. But how will you know for sure?
The video demonstrates how you can discharge a capacitor and how to test if it’s running. This is a great way to see if it’s the capacitor that’s causing the appliance to be faulty.
Move on to the Next Page video to learn how it’s done: Motor or Compressor Won’t Run? Capacitor Test, Troubleshooting.