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Whisperflo Pump 1.5 Hp problem

When I came home from work I noticed the pump was not running, when I shut the power off and back on all it does is hum and the pump does nothing. Any Ideas, time for a new pump? Its about 5years old.

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The pump is probably fine the motor is the problem. If it just hums it might just be the capacitor on top of the motor. Don't know how long it sat there not able to start. Was the motor extremely hot ? If it got too hot may have damaged the motor. Motor is replaceable without replacing the pump head.

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