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My aquaflowmaster 3hp xp2 pump runs for a short while at low speed. Then I hear a click and it runs slower for about 30 seconds - then another click and returns to normal and this repeats several times untill it stops completely. If I unplug and wait a while, turn it back on, the whole process repeats. If Iturn it on hi, it shuts down almost immediately. The pump is about 6 years old

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The capacitor on top of the motor is at fault. It isn't holding a well amount of voltage to operate this motor correctly. The higher speeds needs more voltage to give a surge to the motor to run faster and cn't provide that power with a weak capacitor

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