Goulds 1/2 HP. Has been making a grinding noise although it still
pumps perfectly. I suspect something is binding causing it to draw
more amps, but what most likely. Bearings?
NOTE: This occurs after the pump has been running for awhile,
NOT on startup.
Thanks for help!
On Wed, 01 Sep 2010 11:35:48 -0400, frank1492 wrote:
If you like running water you should call a pro. If you are trying to
figure out which one is likely at fault, the pump or motor, there is no
way to tell unless you have the parts on hand to substitute one or the
If you have a stethoscope, listen at the pump and at the motor sides.
That's finding the noise side, right..
Absent the stethoscope, try a pool stick, length of pipe, long
screwdriver and some imagination.
Youtube has some videos of screamin' pump motors.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.