I decided to open the pool this year on my own. Everything was going great until it came time to start the pump.
I own a hayward super pump.
I removed all the plugs on the skimmers and the return valves (including the polaris return). All drainage plugs have been put back in place on the main pump (2), polaris (1), and DE filter (top and bottom).
I filled the main pump skimmer basket full of water. I set multi-valve handle to circulate. I turn the power on the main pump and all I hear is a loud humming noise from the motor. Water doesn't start to flow, no suction, vacuum, nothing.
I checked for any blockages pool side and pump side. Pump impeller is not blocked. Nothing.
Before I call in a professional, I wanted to post here and hope that maybe I'm forgetting something simple that is causing the pump not successfully start moving water.