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Section 4 Start / Operation; Section 5 Electrical Connection - STA-RITE 5MPR Installation And User Manual

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Section 4
Start / Operation
Starting the pump
Fill pump strainer with water to suction pipe level.
Lubricate the lid O-ring with silicone each time it is removed.
Energize the motor, the pump will prime. The priming time depends on the suction lift
and distance from the pool. Five minutes is a reasonable time.
Pump will not lift more than 2,5 meter (7 ft.). If pump does not prime, see troubleshooting
guide.
Maintenance
The strainer basket should be daily removed and cleaned. Never operate the pump without its
strainer basket.
Component
Warning pictograms
Water supply
Safety devices
General condition
corrosion
Cooling ribs of electric
motors
Electrical equipment
Preliminary filter housing
O-Ring in preliminary filter
cover
Winterizing
Protect the pump from freezing.
Remove all plugs and drain the pump and all piping.
Store drains and plugs in the strainer basket.
Remove the pump to a dry and warm room.
Do not wrap the motor with plastic covering as condensation may damage the pump.
In installations where the pump cannot be drained, a 40% propylene glycol, 60% water solution
will protect to -46°C.
Do not use other anti-freeze solutions, these are all highly toxic and will damage the pump.
Section 5
Electrical connection
The electrical motor must be wired by a professional according to this installation instruction
and all applicable local regulations. The professional installer should foresee that the motor has
sufficient motor protection. All electrical data should be utilized from the motor nameplat.
The supply voltage should be within ± 5% of the design voltage, specified on the nameplate of the
motor.
Check
Visual check
Check lines and
connections
Visual check
Visual check
Clean the cooling ribs to
maintain the cooling effect
Check
Check housing for dirt
Visual check
Interval
Monthly
Replace if necessary
Repair any damage
Monthly
Monthly
installation / refitting
Look out for any of pumps
Half-yearly
Half-yearly
Rectify loose connections
or cables immediately.
Monthly
Have all faults repaired by
a qualified electrician
Weekly
Remove all dirt thoroughly
Half-yearly
Remarks
immediately
Ensure correct
or damage
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