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I have an Pentair Easy Touch 8. I push the Filter button on the outdoor panel. The green light is on but my filter does not turn or start on. I ran the Self Test and no error code. Any idea's?

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This could be a number of issues....

Pump motor could be bad, capacitor could be bad, relay could be bad, or a circuit board issue.

Check the breaker for the filter pump, turn it off and back on.

Press the reset. It tim on the outdoor control panel and wait for a few minutes as it reconfigures.
Then try to turn it on again.
If that doesn't work
If you know how then test the leads at the motor once you have pressed the filter button.
Otherwise you probably need a professional to check on it.

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