116311 Lamb Vacuum Motor

116311 Motor for Vacuums and Blowers

Product Details

Our brand new (not rebuilt) Lamb Ametek 116311 Motor is used in some central vacuum brands and models. 116311 motor is a Lamb Ametek original motor.

  • Fan Stages - 2
  • Bottom Diameter - 5.7"
  • Voltage - 110-120
  • Hertz - 50-60
  • Height - 5-3/4"
  • Bolt Height -2-5/8"
  • Waterlift -91.2"
  • CFM - 95
  • AirWatts - 245
  • Amps - 7.6
What to note: Peripheral exhaust. The 116311 vacuum motor may only say 6311 or 11-6311.

What motors it replaces: Replaces 117556, 117110, 116883, and 116457.

When to replace: The signs that a 116311 Lamb motor needs to be replaced include: mini breaker popping, electrical smell, excessive blue sparks seen from motor top, you only hear a click, motor shuts down on its own but works later, or its life of 700-1,000 hours has been used up. (If you don't hear a click, then your relay most likely needs to be replaced and your motor may be fine). Five percent of the time, the mini breaker will go bad as well as the motor. If this happens, replace the motor and then evaluate the mini breaker.

How to replace: It is not difficult to replace the 116311 Ametek Motor. There are three to four screw brackets and a couple of wires. All of our customers are amazed at how easy it is. NOTE: There is no core trade-in. Used motors are thrown away or taken to a metal recycling center. Click here to read and print out our step-by-step motor replacement instructions. Note that if the unit bolts into metal brackets, then the ground wire can be snipped. If plastic, then attach the ground wire to the ground from the power cord or anywhere to metal on the unit.

Replacing motor brushes: The Lamb 116311 vacuum motor has carbon motor brushes that can be replaced. This should be done before a motor is "on its last legs." Read more about changing the motor brush on the detailed motor brush how-to page. If you are ready to replace your motor brushes, here is a link to the Ametek 116311 Motor Brush. You will need to buy two.
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Compatible with many popular brands

This includes: andenmore.

Also compatible with:

  • C

    • Central Vac Int.
  • F

    • Fasco
  • K

    • Kenmore

Note: This product may be incompatible with brands not listed. Please call our Customer Care Team at (800) 997-2278 for assistance.

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5 Stars
Oct 25 2016 10:20AM
Works great. Wife is very happy.

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Sep 12 2013 5:26AM
Works great for my boat lift. Old one lasted 20 yrs

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Jul 25 2012 7:19AM
The motor was a replacement for one in a Pullman Holt vacuum that finally failed after after 32 years. It works perfectly. Thanks

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Oct 8 2007 1:20PM
Web site very helpful. I saved a lot of money by using MD mfg. Thanks so much for the products and the speedy responses to my questions.

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Oct 29 2006 6:13AM
I needed to contact company for shipping date. I thought that I would receive an anticipated shipping date within a few days of the order being submited.

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