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Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor
Category: Pool and Spa
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My self priming star rite pool pump model p6ra6e 205L turns

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My self priming star rite pool pump model p6ra6e 205L turns on and hums but won't pump. I don't see anything leaking around it or hear any air or sounds besides the human when I turn it on.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Eddie replied 1 year ago.

Good morning............can you tell me for what type of pool

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
In ground kidney shaped pool
Expert:  Eddie replied 1 year ago.

have you checked the skimmers for a water seal and also if there is any kind of a clog?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I checked and cleaned outhe all baskets and filter. Even checked valves pump is even getting hot when it's off.
Expert:  Eddie replied 1 year ago.

it sounds as if the motor is shot maybe the old is it?..........and it is on a GFCI right?........when it does get hot it should shut down by itself