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Red marking on a motor fan capacitor

Red marking on a motor fan capacitor

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I used to know this but it has been at least three decades since I acquired that knowledge. Is the red marking on a Mallory capacitor (4MFD, 370V) to designate polarity? If so which one would that be?

RE: Red marking on a motor fan capacitor

Possibly, it it is a DC capacitor. A photograph would help. From the description I suspect this is an AC film type which won't care about polarity.

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