In this post, you will learn about the 3 wire washing machine motor wiring diagram. As you know that we have a two-way switch, washing machine timer, bell, light indicator, and washing machine motor. First, we talk about the parts step by step. And then we talk about the complete wiring of 3 wire washing machine motor.
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Parts of 3 wire washing machine.
Tow-way switch: A 2-way switch is used in washing machine wiring to switch the motor in one or 2 directions. we switch the motor on one side. It means that the motor will run only in one direction. And if we switch the motor to two directions. The motor will run in both directions. For a small reset, the motor will stop, and then the motor will start in the 2nd direction. The motor will start the clock anti-clockwise by using the washing machine timer.
Washing Machine timer: A timer is used in the washing machine, which can be in different shapes and different types. The wiring wire of the washing machine can be a different colour and a different number of wires but its working will always be the same.
In the below 3 wire washing machine motor wiring diagram. A 6-wire timer is used. The timer working is to run the washing machine motor for a specific time. By using the timer the motor run clock and anti-clockwise. This timer is also on the bell when it’s completed the washing timer for a small time. And then it switched off the motor and bell.
Bell And Light Indicator: A bell also installs the washing machine, this bell switches for a small time when the timer completes his time. Also, a light indicator shows the incoming electric supply.
Washing machine motor: The main part of a washing machine is the motor. The washing machine motor winding is not different from a single-phase induction motor but in the motor both winding is made from the same number of wire gauges.
A 4-pole motor is used in a washing machine motor. which has 3 wires. One wire is common and the 2 other wire is for the capacitor. Also, read the below article which helps you that how to test the washing machine motor.
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Capacitor: A capacitor is used in the washing machine to run the washing motor. This capacitor will be a running capacitor. But the value of the capacitor can be changed according to the motor.
Now come to the wiring diagram.
In the above 3-wire washing machine motor wiring diagram. The main supply “one wire” is connected to the washing machine motor’s common connection point. Same from the wire the light indicator and the buzzer are wired.
The 2nd wire is going to the timer black wire. The timer has 5 more wires. Which the blue for the buzzer. The green or brown goes to a two-way switch. A Two-way switch has one three output terminals. In which we use only two. The centre point will be not used and then switch on the centre position. The washing machine will be off.
The timer red wire will connect to a two-way position point of the 2-way switch. yellow is connected to a one-way position point of the switch and also the wire goes to the motor. The second yellow wire will connect to the 3rd wire of the motor. A running capacitor will connect between yellow wires.