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American standard air tub motor hums

The motor has a hum but nothing comes out of the jets it has only been used 3 or 4 times we are remodleing the bathroom unpluged it and it was working now we pluged it back in and now the motor just hums need help thank you

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  • lorddrago3 Jan 03, 2009

    my whirlpool hum as well, dont use it that often, thought i was preserving it, but i guess if u dont use it u lose it..

  • tdavis256 Jan 03, 2009

    My American Standard does the same hum. Only used about 3 times and owned for less than 6 months. Motor hums, but jets don't turn on.

  • notime2rest Jan 07, 2009

    I have the same problem, I haven't used the jet tub in quite a while. The tub is in our master bath and is on the second floor. The access panel is outside on the second floor. Do I call a plumber for this? I can hear it hum, but nothing comes out of the jets. Please help.

  • sheephunter Jan 08, 2009

    I have the same problem, motor hums but no water movement

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That motor solution is correct. I called the company American Standard and fortunetly, mine was still under warranty. They sent out a plumber within 3 days to replace the motor and now I'm back in Kansas Dorothy.

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Sounds like the motor might be on a dead spot. try turning the shaft of the motor 1/2 turn or so and see if it will kick in. If not you may have a bad motor of some debris in the motor preventing it from starting.

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