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My 3/4 HP Emerson pool pump keeps tripping breaker

The pump started up for about 10 seconds then cut off. It's using 110. I took it to the local pool supply store and they said it was working fine. I had a electrician come over and hook it back up but it did the same thing.
He then checked out all the wires/breakers. They were okay! Then he changed the pool voltage to 220 the hooked to a 220 breaker and it stayed on but barley pumped out water flow in the pool. Then became super hot real fast. So we disconnected it.

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Rodney Green

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You did not say what the amp draw was nor what the amp rating on the pump motor was. Also you need to have the running volts tested to see if there is a voltage drop.

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