Hello all, I'm having a bit of trouble with my pool pump and I'm not sure how to proceed.
The pump is a Jandy PHPF1.5 and has a label that also says A.O.Smith Centurion.
After skimming the surface this morning, I tried to vacuum the bottom of the pool and came upon a stuck manual switch. I removed the two metal set screws/trips that activate the pump at night. The switch was locked almost in the off position, but not quite. And the timer was stuck at 3am, when i have it set to run. After removing the trips, I pulled the dial forward and set the correct time and flipped the manual switch to on. Nothing happened, no noise at all.
I checked the breaker for the house and flipped the pool pump breaker off and on again, back to the pool pump and the motor just hums and trips the breaker.
I removed the access cover for the filter on the pump's wet side and cleaned it out. I also removed the small cover on the backside of the pump to see if the pumps rotor would turn and it does.
Being that the pumps rotor spins freely(with a wrench easily, and by hand if you put some muscle to it), I'm at a loss as to what I need to check next.
I can take pictures if need be. The rest of the equipment is a mix of Jandy and Hayward.