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I have a American standard tub with 752857-300 pump that shuts off an on every 5 mins took it out an run it an it runs fine what could be causing this

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SOURCE: Whirlpool pump only buzzes.

Well there are two things....You say "buzzes?" Like pump is running "humming" & not pushing water. That would be an "airlock" in the pump & it needs to be primed.
If it's "buzzing" & pump motor is not turning (Like it's froze) you might have a bad start up capacitor on the pump that needs to be replaced. Worst case scenerio entire pump needs replacement.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: I bought American Standard whirlpool

no manual. Sounds like the motor is no good. What model and brand of pump do you have?
replacement Bath Pumps

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: pump is running ever 5 minutes. The heat in the

Sounds as if the 'mode' for the tub is set to sense the temperature of the water. see if there is a setting on the control box to a 'timed' setting for filtering and heating instead of controlled by the temperature setting. the problem is the the control box is away from the water and when it calls for heat it is because the water is cooler there than in the hot tub. so when it calls for heat and the water starts to circulate it gets the hot water from the body of the hot tub and then shut down because it senses the 'hot water'. make sense?

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: single knob for shower and tub wont stop running

I had the same problem, you need to shut off your valves and remove the handle that turns the water on and off. You need to turn the chrome front piece counter clockwise to remove it from the front of the unit. Pull the ball out and you should see 2 rubber o-rings with springs inside. My guess is that you have a bad o-ring that should be replaced. After you buy the kit from your local Home Depot, Lowes etc, you install the pieces the same way you removed them!

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

Anonymous

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make sure air and fuel filter are clean.Set pump pressure to mfg set pressure after two minutes of operation

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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