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I have a hayward pump for an in ground pool. Last night we turned off the pump prior to severe weather. This morning when we went to turn it back on, it runs but is made a different sound and smoke started coming out of the pump. First the smoke came from end closest to the impellar then it started coming out the other end. Any idea as to what could be wrong. Please help, I am on vacation starting today and was hoping to enjoy the pool.

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Sound like a burnt pump seal. easy to change. pump need water to cool the seals or they burn. consult manuel on how to change.

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