Pool Motors

120 views

Published on

Pool pumps and motors are a must to be installed by all pool owners. However, there may be problems with pumps and motors, like any other mechanical equipment. You cannot afford to neglect for a long period, the motor problems lead to unsanitary and unsafe pool water.

Published in: Self Improvement
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
120
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Pool Motors

  1. 1. Common Problems Associated With Pool MotorsPool pumps and motors are a must to be installed by all pool owners. However, there may beproblems with pumps and motors, like any other mechanical equipment. You cannot afford toneglect for a long period, the motor problems lead to unsanitary and unsafe pool water. Thecommon problems may arise due to: Over tightening of valve stems and fittings. Impeller damage within water supply due to debris. Failure to lubricate motor and pump parts Faulty electrical wiring or hose connections poorly sealed Incorrect voltage supply and configurations of piping constricting inbound water flow.In case the pool motors initiate to fail and to begin with trouble shooting the problem, you canbegin by checking for broken wiring or faulty wiring. The next is to check the motor powerswitch. Check electrical power and ensure the breaker at your electrical panel and see it is in onor off position. This appears to be obvious, but usually it is a common practice to forget to checkelectrical supply or the circuit breaker.The next that needs to be checked is the timer of the pump. Note if the timer of the pump isoperating at a different time, in that case, you need to reset the zero or timer or bypass the timeraltogether to test electrical pumps.In case, the pump motor makes excess noise while running, you need to inspect at the earliest.There are many reasons why a pump motor could make noises such as the motor bearing couldinitiate to wear and may require replacement as worn bearing can result in motor seizure.Another potential problem is the switch spring that could have failed and may need replacing thespring by hiring a pool service company. There could be rust, insufficient lubrication andexcessive wear on the motor causing the occurrence of excess noise. It is easier if you can repairand troubleshot the pool equipment problems or it is recommended to hire a professionalcompany attempting to repair the pool equipments.Owning a hot tub or a pool can lead to many wrong things. People having problems with any ofthe above mentioned points can try fixing them by self or seek opinion of the professionals. Theyare certain to save time and money in the long run. Their experience and extensive knowledgeresults in quick diagnosis and repair.

×