Recent content by Jbone12

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    Pump Hums but Doesn't Start

    Voltage coming from the outlet was around 120V. I tried the steps you mentioned but did not measure any resistance between L2 and L1 nor was I able to get anything between either of them and the ground. As for the capacitor, I wired it yellow across from yellow and then stripped red by itself. I...
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    Pump Hums but Doesn't Start

    I'm not sure how old the pump is. I bought this house last year and the pump was there. Cant say that it looks like it's in the best shape. As for the centrifugal switch, it took it off and cleaned the crimp contacts as well as between the copper where the switch weight is. The contact do appear...
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    Pump Hums but Doesn't Start

    My pool pump failed to start the other day. I have it on a timer and woke up to the circuit being tripped. After flipping the breaker and trying to start the pump, the pump would just hum for 10-15 seconds then trip the breaker. I took off the back cover to try to work the shaft to see if it was...