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My AOSmith USQ-1102 is about 1-2 years old. It started overheating last week and kicking the internal thermal breaker on the motor. This is rather premature. What do you think is going on?

After a few minutes of operation the pump kicks itself off. A smell of burning brushes is very apparent. It is only a couple years old max.

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SOURCE: pool motor kicking the breaker only after a few minutes .

If the pool pump is running and then 10 minutes into the cycle it trips the breaker, then it is overloading the circuit. The pump is laboring, workingf too hard . The filter shoiuld be cleaned. maybe there is a blockage in the return line to the pool. the other thing could be the wire size to the pump, but you said that it was running last summer . so that should be OK

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sounds more like a start capacitor. may be starting to develop a short in the windings...

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