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Motor Noise

Postby johnfin » Mon 08 Oct, 2012 09:23

I have a sta-rite pump/motor that is only 3 years old and is really loud. Separated the pump to see if there was anything inside the impeller and it looks ok. Sound seems to be coming from the 1 1/2 hp motor. Any ideas?
Here is a similar model, sound file of bad motor attached:

pump: ... 2ebfd05d9d

sound file of noise:

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Motor Noise

Postby mas985 » Mon 08 Oct, 2012 09:57

Probably a bad bearing. Has the pump been leaking?

If you are handy, they can be replaced but a motor shop can replace them as well.
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Motor Noise

Postby Guest » Mon 08 Oct, 2012 12:38

No leaks
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Postby walkking » Mon 22 Oct, 2012 14:28

motor make noise .but reduce water.for more details of green sand filters'

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