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I have a question on my spa. I bought it used. I set it up

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I have a question on my spa. I bought it used. I set it up yesterday. The pump had been disconnected to drain all the water for storage. When I plug it in it has power but the pump won't kick on. I hear it try to run but no water circulates. then it either throws the breaker or i hear a small click and it shuts down.
JA: Who manufactured the spa?
Customer: Aqua rest. And the pump says Flow master cp by Aqua flow.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would like to but I am not sure what needs to be done.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It is a plug and play so it is 120v
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  garrygoeson replied 1 month ago.

Hi:

My name is Garry. I'll be glad to assist you with your spa.

Expert:  garrygoeson replied 1 month ago.

When you try to run the pump, and you hear a loud "hum", but the motor won't start, the pump may have something caught in the impellor, or the motor may need replacement.

Expert:  garrygoeson replied 1 month ago.

Please post what you find here, and we can then continue. Thank you.

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