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Thread: Booster pump won't start..just hums.

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    May 2015
    Dallas, Texas

    Booster pump won't start..just hums.

    My pool got pretty green last week, and I've gotten it back to the point of nice and clear. I still have some debris and today when I turned on the Polaris (280 cleaner, with a PB4 booster pump) the booster pump didn't start. It hummed but wouldn't start. I changed the cap, but still humming and no start.

    Any ideas where to trouble shoot next? I was thinking the impeller may be stuck, but didn't see a shaft opening where I could try and turn.

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    Sierra Vista, Az

    Re: Booster pump won't start..just hums.

    Welcome to TFP. I wanted to bump your post so someone who may have idea of what to do can reply.
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