This 1 HP Boat Lift Motor Start Capacitor is a 480 /- 20% UF capacitor, and the only OEM capacitor used on Elite Brand 1 HP motors. It works with Marathon, GE, AOSmith, AMS and Leeson Painted 1 HP boat lift motors.
Start capacitors located in the housing on the side of the motor. Start capacitors briefly increases motor starting torque. In boat lifts, when a boat lift motor has a very sluggish start or just hums, it is a typical indicator the start capacitor should be replaced. Replacing a start capacitor is as easy as replacing a battery. It requires no entry into the motor or working with any of the internal wiring.