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Motor hums when turned on

The pump motor tripped the circuit breaker while on a timer. I re-set the circuit breaker and turned the pump on. It hummed but would not start. I took the pool pump motor to a local pool store and they bench tested it. They said it worked fine. I brought it home, hooked it up and it ran for 24 hours. I turned the pump off and cleaned the filter. When I turned it back on it agin it hummed but did not start up. What do you think the problem is?

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