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Probably not the pump if you have no water at all.
If you have no hot water, the problem is probably water heater.
If you have no instant hot at faucet, then pump timer or thermostat could be problem, or maybe pump is getting no power or pump has gone bad or crossover piece with check-valve (located under sink) has failed
http://waterheatertimer.org/Water-heater-recirculation-system.html

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