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I have a question.  I needed to drain about 1/2 to 1 foot out of my pool.  Like and idiot I ran it in backwash mode and completely forgot to change it over, and realized this maybe 2-3 hours after.  I have shut everything off, and I am now refilling my pool.  My question is, do I need to replace any gaskets or should I try and prime it and pray to God I didn’t burn the motor up?  

 

I have a pentair Superflo pool pump.  Forgot to add that.  

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Every pool pump manufacturer (or rather every pump motor manufacturer) gives some allowances (or margins) to pumps in case they ran in drier-conditions. This is because they know it often happens in one way or another. So first check it by yourself if all the components are in fine or not before ordering any new parts or pump.

Thanks

By the way, I have Intelli-flo of pentair and I use the serene+ cover to reduce the noise. It works great. 

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