Recent content by mglaman

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    Replacement motor of Hayward Max-Flo II pump

    We currently have a Hayward Max-Flo II pump and motor. The thing has just shot out (replaced capacitor, now the thermal overload is bad.) Since we bought the house last year and inherited this thing, I'd like to get a fresh start. It's 1HP. It looks like the Max-Flo II is discontinued and...
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    Pump hums, overloads circuits, impeller is turning

    🤯the pump ran for a few hours, but I noticed it getting hot and that electric smell. Turned it off, and now it won't turn over again – just a lot of humming. Impeller turns just fine.
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    Pump hums, overloads circuits, impeller is turning

    Wow! Dohney's was backed up and I finally got my capacitor. Yep. Definitely was the capacitor. Running like a charm, now!
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    Pump hums, overloads circuits, impeller is turning

    Yeah, that's the next step. Going to grab a new start capacitor and hopefully that doe it.
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    Pump hums, overloads circuits, impeller is turning

    I went to go boot up the pump so we could open our pool. The pump gave off a hum for a few seconds and then overloaded the circuit breaker. Took it apart and the impeller was stuck, but after a while it began moving freely. I was able to get it spinning, so I thought I was in the clear. Hooked...