Originally Posted by oldred
37, Don't blame yourself... If you have to buy a motor try to find one with at least a 23 AMP or higher rating and try to find something like a GE or other USA made motor.
Once again, oldred is spot on. As I've said before, when shopping for any power tool (in this case, an electric motor), always look for the highest amp rating for that particular tool. Amps are the horsepower equivalent in the electrical world, so shop for the highest rating you can find.
In a while, Chet.