Fix Jammed or Stucked Water Pump/Motor in 5 Minutes | Pump Not Starting Solution

Pump usually gets jammed due to rust accumulating over its shaft and blades. When it is not runned or started for a few weeks, rust is form by the reaction oxygen and iron in presence of water or air moistures.

I was on a vacation from my home for a few months. After I coming back, I went to turn the water pump on – but it didn’t start. There was a buzzing sound and the body was heated up abnormally. As it goes for 5 minutes, the pump automatically gets switch off. However, I discoverd a way to fix it up. If you are in a hurry, watch the video instead:

There are two types of jam – 1st one is normal jam, which is not that hard, means you can easily loose it using a few tools. And this doesn’t require to open the body of your pump.The second one is – severe jam, which requires to open the body, and break the jam by hard force.

To fix the severe jam, you will need to see a mechanc. But usually the case of severe jam is rare. However, you will get to know both of the types when fixing it by following process.

  1. To proced, we only need one tool. A screw driver or tester or anything like a thin rod. Fix Jammed or Stucked Water Pump/Motor in 5 Minutes | Pump Not Starting Solution
  2. Then reach back part of the pump, there you will see a surface filled with holes. Fix Jammed or Stucked Water Pump/Motor in 5 Minutes | Pump Not Starting Solution
  3. There is a relatively bigger hole at the center. Enter your screw driver in it.
  4. Fit it between the shafts or blades and try to rotate them. Make it as free as possible.
  5. If they are free enough, turn on the switch and see if it starts.
  6. Repeat the process until the pump is working!

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