Asked by: Naji Marabel
asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th March, 2020

Why does my pool pump cycle on and off?

Here are some possible causes: Internal Short - if there is a short in the windings of the motor, then it will create a lot of heat rather than motion. Improper Voltage - if the voltage to the motor is not within 10% of the nameplate rating, then the motor will over heat.

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Also asked, why does my pool pump keep turning off and on?

There are several reasons why your pump may randomly shut off—a behavior known as "pump tripping." Most commonly, your pump may be operating at the wrong voltage, overheating, or simply failing to compete with your neighborhood's electrical needs.

Likewise, why wont my pool pump shut off? Hello Printer - The most common cause of the pool pump not shutting off at the control panel is a faulty relay. What is the make and model of the control system? It could be something loose but more than likely its the relay. Tapping a bad relay will do the same thing.

Simply so, why does my pool pump keep tripping?

Why Pool Pump Keeps Tripping Breaker So how come your pool pump keeps tripping breaker in the first place? It may be because of four reasons: Your circuit breaker is short circuiting from the water or corrosion collected by the pool pump. Debris from the rain goes into the housing, making the motor overwork.

Should a pool pump run all the time?

Although it's generally recommended that all the pool water undergo filtration every 24 hours, the pump does not need to run all the time. A proactive, productive and energy-saving maintenance activity is to remove the debris floating on the pool surface with a hand-held skimmer.

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