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Sta Right model P2RASF-182L (RPM 3450) sounds like the bearings are gone...turns on, but is very loud and gets very hot.  The water is not circulating either.

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If the noise you are hearing is like a grinding, then the bearings are gone. Sta-Rite does not make the motors for their pumps, either AO Smith, or Centurian, makes them, so they recommend that you replace the motor with a new one. You can try a small motor repair shop in your area.

If it is an AO Smith motor, you may be able to find more information at the following website:

http://www.aosmithmotors.com/html/products/productLiterature.html

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