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Have a sta rite vertical MSF pump for my irrigaion. The pump motor stop working and i noticed after pulling cap of that it turns real slow and hums then trips internal breaker and motor gets hot? Replaced hard start selonoid and no fix? seems to be in windings? any help or diagnostics? Dont see any overheated wiring or part from the outside or under cap! Thanks Steve

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Hi

Check the bearing, if that is stuck.

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Posted on Jul 28, 2010

  • s14p Jul 28, 2010

    motor turns easily by one finger no binding !

  • s14p Jul 28, 2010

    bearing is fine motor turns over freely!

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