Any experts on pool pumps? D/t the VAST amounts of water, the pump's
GFI keeps popping. The other things like the pool light, auto cover and
the plugs are working so I know it is only the pump. I am thinking
about trying to dry it out using fans or maybe a hair drier but I am not
really sure where to aim it. I obviously need to get the pump working
ASAP. Any suggestions?
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Just some general advice: Check/redo the wiring connections. There
silicone filled wire nuts available if corrosion in the motor junction box
might be an issue. The wire nuts are made for underground wire splicing.
Hardware should have some. Loosen and retighten any other wiring
leading to the pump.
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On Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 1:02:08 PM UTC-4, Kurt Ullman wrote:
So, the pump is the only load on that GFI? GFI is a breaker type?
First I'd disconnect the wires at the load side of GFCI, see if it will
reset and hold. If it does, then I'd probably disconnect the wires
at the pump, reconnect the wires at the GFCI and see if it holds.
If it does, then you know it's the pump. Water in the pump doesn't
sound good. Where is the pump, outdoors? Typical pool pump
is designed to be out in the rain without water getting in. And
if water does get in, probably hard to get it out with just a
heat fan or similar.
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