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    Centurion pump problem?

    We have a Centurion 3/4 HP switchless motor that started making a "different" noise. It's not really a high pitched noise, just different than how it normally sounds. We forgot to put filter basket back in the pump/filter area for 1 1/2 days. Could this have broke my pump if sand/trash/etc. got in somehow..?...or can nothing get in and forgetting the basket has nothing to do with it...? I turned it off and don't know if I should run it anyway or if it needs repairs/replacing.
    Thanks for the help.
    16ft X 52in Intex Ultra Frame
    Intex Krystal Clear Sand Filter 16in and Saltwater System
    (the filter is new this year)

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    frustratedpoolmom's Avatar
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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: Centurion pump problem?

    Yes, something possibly got in there. YOu'll need to take it apart and inspect if for debris/damage.
    Helpful links: Pool School; CYA/Chlorine Chart
    24' round AG pool, 52" high, Raypak heater; Waterway 2 spd Pump;
    150 Sq ft. Clearwater Cartridge Filter; Former and DISSATISFIED "Pool Frog" owner

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