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The impeller is threaded onto the end of the motor shaft and the housing (pump body) is attached to the motor with the same bolts that hold the rear cover on the motor they run all the way through on most pumps.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on May 27, 2010

it may be that you have a obstruction in the suction line. if you have a valve turn it so it pulls from main drain and skimmer at the same time 50%-50%

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on May 21, 2010

I believe it is your starting capacitor, It is a long round thing usually black that has two wires, this is what makes it kick on. just us rubber handled pliars when disconnecting the other one. because it holds electricity. You can get one at a hardware or pool supply, usually 10.00 or so...I hope this helps


Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on May 19, 2010

First get some liquid chloriene in the pool start with about four gallons. Loosten the lid ring then turn the pump on and back off after a few seconds. If your trying to get the pump housing open do the same thing with the lock ring that holds it closed.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on May 07, 2010

Your motor is going bad if it get's that hot. It is kicking off when it get's hot enough to the heat switch in the back of the motor. This resets it self and the motor probally comes on again after a few minutes. The wireing in the motor has a small short that will get worse soon enough and may even catch fire if the conditions are right. So you should get a new one and replace your seal kit and "O" rings at the same time. Odds are a small water leak got this started. Good luck

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Dec 01, 2009

If the points in the timer are corroded the timer will run but will not put power to pump. If you have a volt meter you can ck this on the load side of the clock. If no power you just need to replace the clock. get all the info off the clock as you want the same brand for easy replacement but most brands have a virety of clocks that look the same and you want to be sure to get the right one. Mind wich wires are line and load since position changes from some old clocks to some of the newer ones. Be sure you shut the power off at the breaker before you start to replace anything.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Aug 25, 2009

This could be anything from a stuck impeller to bad windings in motor. If you open the pump at the lock ring and remove the difusser from the impeller you can see if you can spin the impeller, If it won't move is it something holding the impeller up remove it. If notit is probally a bad bearing and you should replace the motor. If the Impeller turns try turning it on and caerfully try to spin before it kicks the breaker. If it is sort of stuck and does not want to turn the motor is bad and needs to be replaced. If it spins and won't start same thing, If it spins and starts it is probally a start capicator. Shut the power off at the breaker remove the back of the motor the capacitor will be a small black or silver cylinder with 2 or 3 wires clipped to it. Remove this and take it to a motor shop and get an exact duplicate. and that should fix it. When putting back together be sure to lube all "O"rings and refill with water. Hope this helps.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Aug 25, 2009

It unscrews. If it has a lock screw in the center that is left handed so it unscrews in a clockwise direction. Then the impeller unscrews in a counter clockwise direction. Usually needing a good sharp rap to get it started. I usually use a screwdriver held sideways in the impeller and I hit it straight down with a cresent wrench.This will usually start it spimming. if that dosen't work you will have hold the back of the motor shaft and break it free by turning it with water pump pliers or the like.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Aug 24, 2009

On the big lock ring there is a small clip that you pull out away from the ring then turn out of the way. It is just a peg to stop the ring from turning, with that done from the back of the pump loosten the ring in a counter clockwise direction. With the ring clear start the pump for just a second a couple of times till the water pressure pops the pump in two. Once that is done I beleve it has five screws holding the difuser on, pull that and on most models their is a center screw on the impeller. This screw is a left hand thread so turn it clockwise to loosten it. Then insert something flat and strong in a vain of the impeller on the left side and give it a sharp hit to start the impeller spinning off. If need be spin the rest of the way off and your at the seal. Rember when putting this back together Hand tight only on the impeller and use a teflon or silicone base lube not petroleium jelly.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Aug 24, 2009

Pool pumps are on a circuit breaker. There should be one nearby. Check the breaker first. If the switch is halfway on, it has been tripped. Turn the breaker all the way off firmly and then back on to reset.
Also there is a thermal breaker in the pump. Turn the breaker off and wait a few minutes. It should reset as well.
Also, if you get alot of debris in the leaf basket of your pump (mine is very tempermental because it's next to a small needled deadora tree...) Pull the leaf basket, with the pump and breaker off, reach into the inlet of the pump...it's below the basket and off to one side. Make sure it's clear of debris.
Then take the cap off the the electric motor end of your pump shaft. If it's jammed, take a crescent wrench and turn it back and forth until it frees up. Then double check the inlet again with your fingers.
If the pump still has electrical and it's not able to turn, you'll need to take the motor off the pump ...there are 6 bolts that you need to remove and then the motor with the impeller will come loose from the pump housing. There a 2 small allen screws to remove to take the impeller housing off. you can then clean all the debris out of the pump if needed.
IF there is not electrical to your pump motor, it may be that the motor has burned out, but check all the above first if there's still a hum in your motor when you turn it on....
Good luck on this and let us know if you need further help!

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Jul 31, 2009

if you go to auto parts store or tool store they make a socket with reverse threads inside that will remove the nut.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Jul 17, 2009

clean thoroughly and lightly sand to roughen surface and use two part epoxy with fiberglass mess, can find both at auto parts store

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Jul 17, 2009

You need a 201 seal for the pump. Most electric motor shops that work on pumps and of course pool store carry these. If you are unfamiliar with how to change the seal, the charges to have it done are usually low. We charge $15 - $30 depending on how much of the pump is brought in and therefore remains to be taken apart to replace the seal. The seal is about a $5 item.

If trying yourself, you will need to completely disassemble the pump, lock the motor shaft at the rear of the unit, spin off the impeller, and replace both halfs of the seal.

Jacuzzi MAGNUM... | Answered on Jun 13, 2009

Replace your starting compassator or starter relay.

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