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My pump would turn on humm for 10 seconds thhen shut off ... i took the motor off , had it rebuilt .. reinstalled , and still does the same thing , its not drawing water at all then shuts off in 10 seconds

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  • adam hudson
    adam hudson Nov 10, 2010

    Did they just clean this motor up? Did they replace the start switch? Did they record the motor winding resistance and capacitor resistence when you took it in?

  • John Prohaska
    John Prohaska Nov 12, 2010

    Have you checked incoming line voltage at the motor?

    Have you checked the same voltage with the motor trying to run?

    Have you taken the motor back to the shop that fixed it to confirm that it still runs as it should on their bench?

    How old is the motor?

    Does the pump turn freely when installed?

    It would seem most likely that you have a power supply issue that either caused the motor failure in the first place or may have been the trouble all along. The answers to these questions should help bear that out.

    John

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