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There is power to the pump, but the pump will not come on. It has a pressure switch, the contacts are making contact, but the motor doesn't run. what should i check for?

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Some of these pumps are designed to shut off when there is no water. It will either sense the water or the pressure against the impeller when it tries to pump. Make sure that you aren't running it dry.

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Sometimes around the area of the motor there is a little button that is usually red that is made to "trip" if the pump got hot or overloaded. Push this button back in to reset if it has on. Most pumps have this button to keep them from burning up if overloaded.

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