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Old 02-02-2020, 20:41   #1
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Electric motor installation

Hi guys,

I have recently started helping my grandfather install electrical systems on his yacht.

I have just started to install a Jabsco electric toilet, part number 58080-1012, and we have run into a couple of concerns regarding the 'macerator motor.'

Basically I have connected everything up, I know that there are no breaks in the circuit as I can hear the 'switch box' (part 'k26') progressing through combinations whenever I press a button on the 'selection panel.'

However, the 'macerator motor' doesn't run at all when I press any of button combinations, and we were just wanting make sure that there isn't a problem before we progressed any further.

A couple of things:

- The system is only currently wired up to a battery, not to our main PDB
system (which contains our fuses), and I know that the motor runs as I
have tested it separate to the whole system.

- I have not connected up any of the plumbing whatsoever, just purely the
electrical system.

I was just curious as whether this is normal or whether there is some first time installation processes or keys, or if the 'motor' will only run if the plumbing is also connected?

Any help would be much appreciated,
Kind regards,
Lachie.
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Re: Electric motor installation

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Lachie.
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Re: Electric motor installation

Lachie, some clarification, please. Are you saying that the motor spins but not the macerator pump? Both pumps are on the same shaft, so they both turn whenever the motor is running.

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