Hello guys, a friend turned me on to this site to get some help and it looks like a tremendous resource. So heres my story. I have a 25000 gallon IG pool and recently had a pool guy come in to do a salt water conversion. Things went well for about 2 weeks and then my pump seemed to die. it was pretty old and may have been under wader during sandy. We had just about gotten things running smoothly so I wanted to get a ne wpump ASAP. I went to leslies and they told me 3 weeks for an install. I then went to island recreation (def a mistake) and they could do an install in one week. The one thing the sales guy neglected to tell me was these pumps do not come with power cords. I have a 220 outlet and even showed the guy what type of plug I had.
SO the day of the install I was sleeping when they came and the did the plumbing but no wiring. I was told its a 220volt variable speed pump (blue torrent) there are 2 wires coming out, a black and a white. When I opened the panel theres also a screw for a ground. While looking for cord I have been hearing different things and am a bit heasitant moving forward. I was first told its just 3 wires, but one guy said 220 is 4 wires, but he seemed to not be as knowledgable on wiring either. Also read that some are 3 wires but not black, white and green.
I am in a bit of a rush as I need to get th epump and filter running again as algae is starting to grow, but at the same time want to make sure this is done right so any input would be appreciated.