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The pump motor in my Bissel Proheat 2x Plus seems to have failed. It was seized so I sprayed WD-40 in it and let it sit for 3 days. Now I can turn it by hand, but when plugged into the unit it still doesn't spin. Here's a picture: http://bbay.dreamhost.com/bissel_proheat_2x_plus/P1070021.JPG I wanted to take the motor out and hook it into another power source to see if I can get it going but it has 3 wires. I'm used to only 2 (+ and -). How can I hook the motor up to another power source,

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