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Flymo Garden Appliance Capacitor Stock Number: ES931886

Genuine Flymo spare part for select lawnmowers, lawnrakes, strimmers, and powerhoes

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Flymo Garden Appliance Capacitor

When your garden appliance no longer works as it once did and you have lost the confidence to use it, don't fret as eSpares is here to help. This replacement spare can be fitted in place of the faulty capacitor and bring your machine back from the dead. Get your garden machines working at optimum performance with this replacement capacitor.

Genuine spare part suitable for select models of Flymo garden appliances.

Please check the suitable model fit list to ensure that this is the correct part for your appliance.

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9 Questions and 12 Answers

will the capacitor just push into the switch as i can`t get the old one out thanks

By eddyjack - northeast england - 23 April 2010
  • Does it matter which way round the brown (live) and blue (neutral) wires go into the switch as long as it is the same on both sides? By Andy - - 19 July 2014
  • Espares were of no help so for the benift of others the live feed in goes in the holes where the screwa are, wires from switch out to the bottom holes and capscitor into the top holes on the same side. Simples. By morrisa - Larbert, Scotland. - 01 July 2011
  • eSparesMalindi from eSpares
    eSparesMalindi at eSpares says...

    We cannot give out technical advice unfortunately. Please contact a technician for help with this question.

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I replaced the switch and capacitor, the lawnmower ran perfectly when I tested it, put it all back together only to find it won’t now run. Checked everything, no loose connections, no burning smell or buzzing.

By Gray - London - 09 August 2014
  • Had exactly the same problem. Found out it was caused by a broken retaining spring to one of the motor brushes. Tried to obtain a replacement to no avail so cannibalised an old spring from a defunct motor and fabricated it to fit. Mower now working fine. By R. Shore - Staffordshire - 17 June 2017
  • Chris from eSpares
    Chris at eSpares says...

    Use a meter to check continuity from the plug to the motor. If the motor measures high resistance then that would be the fault.

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Is this the capacitor?

By David Wilkinson - AB338NJ - 11 August 2018
  • eSpares Staff from eSpares
    eSpares Staff at eSpares says...

    You would need to test the components with a multimeter to determine which part has failed.

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When I first switched on this summer had a problem first with the mower not switching off, later only starting up intermittently before cutting out. Replaced switch, not capacitor. Now, checked with multimeter, there seems to be no voltage at all at motor. Do I need to replace the capacitor? (No expert, resistance reads ~5.5 ohms on the 200-scale across the motor on the multimeter, which I do not think is high).

By Christopher Dent - Surbiton - 27 May 2016
  • Chris from eSpares
    Chris at eSpares says...

    For information on your repair see our video: How to Fault Trace on a Small Appliance using a Multimeter :

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By PLF - dorset - 12 March 2016
  • Chris from eSpares
    Chris at eSpares says...

    The problem is likely to be the switch. For information on this problem see our video: How to replace the Flymo switch box on a Flymo Turbo Compact 330:

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