Question about Solar Pool & Spa

1 Answer

I have a sta-rite pool pump system. When it goes to start, you hear a pop and breaker is thrown. The electric to the solar panel, I tested separately and it works fine. I think it might be a problem with the connection to the pool pump. Any idea if that sounds correct?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Solar Master
  • 1,631 Answers

Yes.
Wrong wiring connections or shorted out motor.

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Centrifugal pump


bad motor replace pump

Jun 15, 2013 | Sta Rite Pool & Spa

1 Answer

I have a Sta-Rite Max-E-Pro centrifugal pump with integral trap that was installed march 17, 2011. Yesterday, the pump began making a noise. Called pool co, they came out and said bearings were burned...


yes and no, the motor might be rebuilt about $75 . you need to know how many gallons your pool is, screened in or solar heat and ask your local pool pump motor repair guy with free testing, if you have the right size pump for your pool, if so can the motor be repaired. jay

Dec 04, 2012 | Sta Rite Pool & Spa

1 Answer

My 1.0 Sta-rite Dura Glass pool pump will not start


could be a simple fix, take the motor down to your local pool pump motor repair shop that has free testing. it might be a bad thermal protector or a dirty start switch
always check for power first, could be bad breaker or bad or dirty timer contacts..jay

Oct 21, 2012 | Sta Rite 1 HP Sta-Rite Pump: 1.5" in/out,...

1 Answer

My sta rite pool pump motor is squealing


you can try new bearings but its best left to a pro electric motor rebuilder, check your area for pool pump motor repair with free testing

Aug 08, 2012 | Sta Rite Pool & Spa

1 Answer

Sta-Rite 1HP inground pool pump Every time the pump turns on it trips the breaker, after taking the motor appart and lubing it up I could get it going but once off for a period of time on startup it will...


Any time an electrical appliance trips a breaker there is only several causes:
1 - appliance is pulling more amperage than the breaker was built for.
2 - breaker is faulty
3 - a "hot" wire is touching "ground"
4 - screws (where wire is attached) in the pump or breaker are loose

1 - If the appliance is pulling more amperage than the breaker (or wiring) will allow, then check the appliance to see what amperage it's rated at. If this is more than the breaker will allow, you'll have to plug the appliance into a circuit that will take that amperage. If the appliance rating is within the limits of the wiring & breaker, then check #2, #3 or #4 above. If everything is okay with the remaining possibilities, then you have problems within the pump. Do it yourself'ers usually have a bad time when they open an electric motor. I suggest you take the motor to a electric motor repair shop or seek help from the Sta-Rite pump Customer Service.

Jul 01, 2010 | Sta Rite STA-RITE 1 HP DURA-GLAS PUMP

1 Answer

I have a sta rite pool filtere and it is running


Pump motors used in most pool aplications can not be reversed. Changing the wires on the capacitor or reversing the line connections will not change the motor rotation. A failed capacitor can, from time to time, let a motor start "backwards" but it will not happen often if even at all. You might need to take the motor to a local electric2_bing.gif motor repair shop for an inspection.

May 31, 2010 | Sta Rite 1 Hp Sta - Rite Abg Swimming Pool...

1 Answer

Sta-rite problem


Pump is heating up and kicking the breaker try cleaning the pump filter and let me know by posting to this solution.

Sep 29, 2009 | Sta Rite Sta - Rite 1hp Dura - Glas...

1 Answer

The sta-rite maxitherm heater I am asking about is for an inground pool


I would like you to try a reset of the system. Turn off the power on the heater, then turn off the circuit breaker that goes with the heater. Wait about 20 minutes and then try and start the heater. If it still will not power up, turn the display panel over, there are diagnostic lights on the back side. If the light is on next to the AFS, that is the Air Flow Switch.

Jun 20, 2009 | Sta Rite Sr200na - Max E Therm - Pool &...

1 Answer

Pump works fine, but is very loud


Its probably not a high quality pump, bearings starting to wear is likely the sound you hear.

May 06, 2009 | Sta Rite 1 Hp Sta - Rite Abg Swimming Pool...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Pool & Spa Logo

Related Topics:

61 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Solar Pool & Spa Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76682 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Jay Finke
Jay Finke

Level 3 Expert

1358 Answers

Are you a Solar Pool and Spa Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...