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I cannot get the pump to pump water, motor still works.

Have changed o-ring on on filter and collection basket. Does not seem to want to buid pressure even the navigator stop working Water was leaking from out filter basket housing, we replaced the O-ring as well but it still squirted water when we turned the pump off. When we turned the pump back on the pump made a small thump and then stopped pumping, only the motor runs.

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  • tripsab1 Jun 02, 2009

    How hard is it to replace a pump, do I need a professional. We called Shasta to come and look at it, they claim they can not come for 3 weeks. That will just ruin the pool.



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Sounds like air has gotten into the pump and froze the pump. It will need to be replaced due to that reason. You can get a repair kit for the pump but it will not be gaurenteed to work

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    Jeremy Reddick Jun 02, 2009

    Replacing the pump is easy. Just make sure that water pressure is turned off and the breaker switch to all electrical is off. Once you get the new pump look at the wires and make sure that the wires from the old one go on directly to the new one the same way. The worst part is probably the wieght of the stupid pump.



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