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My Hayward power-flo matrix motor just hums, A week, Yes,

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My Hayward power-flo matrix motor just hums
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: A week
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Just tell me why it hums
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
My shaft spins freely
Expert:  WCohn replied 3 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you.

Anytime an electric motor just hums it's one of three things

  1. Not enough voltage getting to motor
  2. Bad capacitor
  3. Motor windings are burned up

Most likely it's a bad capacitor. The motor should have a capacitor attached to it. Once you confirm proper voltage is getting to it then I'd replace the capacitor.

Expert:  WCohn replied 3 months ago.

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