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We have a Gould's J10S 115/230 well pump with a A.O. Smith C48A95A06 motor. When the pump sits for 24 hours and then we use it the pump shuts down. If we restart it the pump then runs fine. We have replaced holding tank and confirmed that the new tank air bladder was not stuck. We have replaced pressure gauge, cleaned tubes, replaced points........ I starts again after you hit it. Sometimes breaker trips so we replaced breaker and wiring. This pump whas worked fine for 10 years. One person lives in house with 1 shower w/o washer, dryer or dishwasher. Any ideas????

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Your replacing everything but the problem part which boils down to the pump its 10 yrs old and you havent tested it either bearings or winding failing in motor

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Went to a pool store. They wanted a week and $85 to "check it out" Then said they were
"almost" sure the two side by side posts were the correct ones. Since "almost sure" sounded better
than "not at all sure", I decided to go for it and hook it up that way. It would work or smoke the motor!
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SOURCE: I have a AO Smith motor model #C48A95A06 attached

Your axpansion tank is waterloged (well extrol)

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