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I just bought a pop-up pool for my kids, got it up, running, and all the chemical levels correct.... now i just have one problem: When the timer I bought to regulate when the filter runs turns off, it also trips the breaker/GFCI (not really sure what its called, but there is a red reset and a yellow test button) on the end of the pool filter power cable. Why is this happening?

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Sounds like either the timer is faulty or it's designed to run a small trickle of current back through the ground instead of a dedicated neutral to keep track of the time. Does the timer have a neutral connection? –  BMitch Jul 14 '13 at 2:56
    
are you talking about the breaker at the Distribution board or the trip switch which is in the power (Extension) cable... you describe the small reset button (on the cable?), i know this will not handle large currents associated with the initial motor startup. –  Hightower Aug 16 '13 at 11:29

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