Response to Hi Jerome, yes these motors are supposed to run hot. As long as they do not shut down per the thermal overload switch then it is okay. I would suggest that if you ever upgrade the horsepower, to go with a variable speed motor so it can be adjusted. Too much HP could cause issues with the system.
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