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Old 01-01-2009, 02:59 AM   #1
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Hi i am new to diy, however i have a goulds pp it was working fine but an a normal day using the pp the motor starts to chatter and making the motor over heat. can someone help me with this problem. thanks


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Old 01-01-2009, 06:46 AM   #2
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Is pp a power pump or pool pump or what. You need to provide more info about the problem. Pictures might help. Based on info it sounds like a bearing going bad.

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Old 01-01-2009, 11:55 AM   #3
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Yes, what is pp?

The pump is short cycling and overheating the motor which will kill the pump very quickly.

So what are you using this pump for?

If you have a pressure tank, have you checked the air pressure precharge to be 1-2 psi less than the turn the pump on switch setting with no water in the tank? I.E. 30/50 gets 29-28 psi with no water in the tank.
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