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Pump not taking prime. I have a lot of pine leaves or nettles some of which may have got past the strainer. after it took prime it did not seem to have good flow,.

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This is indictive of a clogged impeller or blown shaft seal or possibly both.
To clean out the impeller, simply removing the 8 securing bolt that hold the wet end against the seal plate and motor housing. Then remove the diffuser assembley. You should now have access to the impeller. Remove any debris from inside the impeller and impeller cage.
Reassemble , fill with water, and try to reprime.
If prime still fails, take apart again and remove impeller to replace the shaft seal.
Note:
1. Make sure the filter connected to this pump is clean and not causing the problem before following these instructions.
2. Here is the link to the exploded parts diagram for easy reference to part names. It is also good to look at previous to dissassembley so that you have a good understanding of what is where.

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