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STA-RITE 5P2R-125G with 0.75 HP motor. Had bearings in motor replaced and was advised that shaft seal is also replaced. Now have a leak from the motor side of the seal plate at the bottom. They replaced shaft seal but it is still leaking. I notice from the STA-RITE installation guide that the copper insert(cone shaped) should be replaced.I was told that this part was not needed and that it was not available anymore.I am just wondering whether the absence of this part is now causing this leak.Any ideas as to whether this is the problem or is there any other component that is allowing water to pass back to the outside face of the seal plate. They also metioned that it may that the impeller may be the cause and need replacing.

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    David Spradling Nov 07, 2017

    being the bearings wore out caused heat possible wet end distorted replace pump

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The absence of the copper cone will not cause a leak, however, there is a different shaft seal that needs to be used in lieu not having the copper cone installed.

If the impeller is damaged or cracked, that can cause a leak at the shaft seal. If you replace the impeller, the shaft seal will most likely need to be replaced as well.

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