Hayward Super Pump motor noisy & hot to the touch

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My Pool: 25' x 8' with 6' Dia Jacuzzi
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Hayward Aqua Plus system with SWG
Location: San Juan, PR

Hayward Super Pump motor noisy & hot to the touch

Postby sailor21 » Mon 04 Oct, 2010 12:42


The difuser was indeed pressing on the impeller.

I changed all seals and o-rings and the impeller was now running freely. Then, the motor got even noisier, I dismantled to check and found the bearings were in bad shape and, since the motor was pretty corroded, decided to replace the motor.

Installed a new replacement (Marathon Electric) and everything is whisper quiet and working great!

Thanks for all the help!


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