How do I replace an old pump?

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Jojodm001
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How do I replace an old pump?

Postby Jojodm001 » Thu 16 Jan, 2020 00:59

Our old pool pump has died and I’ve bought the exact same pump as a replacement. I don’t have any shut off valves on any pipes to turn off prior to removing the old ones. Do I need to turn the water off at the mains?

Thanks in advance


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Re: How do I replace an old pump?

Postby Denniswiseman » Fri 17 Jan, 2020 03:56

You don't need to turn off your mains water
Depending on your pump location in relation to your pool will determine if you can just uncouple and reconnect

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