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My everbuilt shallow well pump runs for about 2-3 minutes, then shuts off. The pump extremely hot. Comes back on after cools about 10 minutes. Just need to know if the pump is on it's last leg?

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Probably not
I suspect that the start/run capacitor has failed and the motor is overheating and the thermal overload is kicking in until it cools down and then allows it to restart
have an electrician check it out because if it is that ( $20>$ 40 to replace plus time ) is way cheaper than new motor

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