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Pump just stopped working one day. It was working fine the day before. Hums when submerged but does not pump.

I have a Sunterra pond pump 1250gph and it was working fine one day and the next it just stopped. When you submerge it, it hums but does not pump water.

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Check the impeller inside the pump...it is probably broken as this has been a continual problem for me with sunterra. the first 2000 gl pump lasted one year and did this and my warranty replacement pump is only 2 1/2 months old and did the same thing in such a short time with a very clean clear pond. They have a 2 yr. warranty so replacment has not been a problem but my pond gets dirty without filtration while waiting shipment as well as loosing the mature bacteria in my bio-filter and having to "start over:" every time !

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It sounds like your filter is plugged, Take the filter cover off and rinse out your filter, it should take care of the problem. I clean my filter out every 2-3 days.

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