pool pump with filter but wont backwash.

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pool pump with filter but wont backwash.

Postby stephania0617 » Sat 26 Jun, 2010 19:02

We had our pool pump go out. Replaced the pump with a brand new Hayward Super II. The new pump will filter fine but when we try to backwash the pool it kicks off. It doesn't trip the breaker. It works for a few minutes then quits. Once you turn it back to filter it works fine. Any suggestions on what the problem is.


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pool pump with filter but wont backwash.

Postby floridapooltech » Wed 28 Jul, 2010 10:27

Are you around for an extended period to make sure it actually is working fine? The reason I ask, is if you are running a 110v, and leave the pump motor switched to it's factory default of 220v, it will automatically kick off after X amount of time, then kick back on again repeating infinitely.
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