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Pentair pump won't start, doesn't hum or anything. when i press the pump button, the control panel makes a little click nouse and that is it.

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Use a meter to measure voltage at the motor terminals...If the unit is getting power the trouble lies within the motor; if not look at the controls. The click should be the relay for the motor closing. If you do not have power to the motor you will want to start with that relay; check for incoming and outgoing voltage. I imagine that if there is no power to the motor you will find the relay is bad. The click suggests the low voltage side is working and the relay is trying to close but if the primary is burned up no power will get to the motor.

If the motor is getting power you'll probably want to pull it and take it to a local electric motor repair shop. They should be able to identify what failed and offer a repair quote if the motor can be salvaged.

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