Pool Pump Question

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Old 10-29-06, 10:15 AM
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Unhappy Pool Pump Question

We have a inground pool, the pool pump comes on humms, water starts pumping out the jets in the pool, then the pump shuts off. Do you think the pump is gone?
 
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Old 10-29-06, 12:47 PM
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It sounds like the built-in thermal overloads are shutting the pump motor down. It could be a bad motor, low voltage, a bad capacitor, or something inside the pump that's causing the pump to "drag".
My experience with pool pump motors says that it's probably something with the motor itself.
Ron
 
 

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