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Will not pump when it has a filter in it

I have a intex about ground pool that I got for my kids. We got it last summer it worked fine all summer we took it down for the winter and now we have put it back up. At first it was working fine but the past few weeks it will stop pumping water you can still hear it running, You can put a new filter in it and it might pump 30 minutes or a day and it stops again. When you take the filters out they still look almost new they are not stopped up. You can take the filter out and it pumps great. It got me stumped. I could understand it if the water was dirty and the filters were stopping up but the water is clear and when the filters come out its hard to even tell they are used but if you put a filter in the pump it will stop working.

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Filters are too good for pump system.

These pool pumps seam to over heat fast, no quick fix.

* Try getting more air flow around pump.
* Only use pump when using pool or near by.
* Use a pool cover - will help stop dirt/rubbish getting into pool - less to filter.

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