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Our A O Smith pump/motor gets airbound everyday

Our A O Smith jacuzzi 10 amp, 115V pump/motor gets airbound everyday and has to be primed everyday. How can I solve this problem.

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Well somehow air is obviously getting into the pump line. Easiest fix is to move the pump below the water level of the tub and then gravity will keep water in there. If you do have the pump below the water level, then make sure you don't have jets shooting a bunch of air directly at the intake in the tub. If that's not the case and it is below water level, then make sure you don't have a leak in the line somewhere.

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