Question about Intex 2100 Gallons Hours Sand Filter Pump w Leaf Catcher

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Pump shuts off after a minute and isn't filtering water

I have just pruchased the intex sand filter pump model sf20110.. I set it up forgeting to add the sand lol and it worked fine but oviously didn't clean the pool.. so i took it apart.. reasumbled it step by step adding the sand. now when i start it it doesn't filter and the pump shuts off after a minute.. I have to wait 5 minutes before it will trn on.. what am I doing wrong that the pump won't run/ filter the water through?

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There is something blocking the passage of the water, go through and check all the passages for any kind of blockage

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