The pump is the heart of your pool. This important part creates the pressure that moves your pool water through the filters, chlorinators and all the other components of your pool’s circulation system. Recently you’ve started to worry because your previously crystal clear swimming pool is turning a muddy greenish color and you’re not sure why.
You know the pump is on because you can hear it. Did you make a mistake in your calculations for how long you need to run it? Is it the time of day? The wrong pump? What could be the reason for your pool pump humming but not working?
Unfortunately, several things could be the culprit. Some of the most common reasons are that:
- You might have a bad capacitor.
- Debris might be blocking the impeller and consequently disabling the pool pump.
- There might be problems with the motor shaft.
What do all of these issues mean? Quite simply, your … Read Full Post »