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Pump seals trying to replace pump seals and can't get impeller off of shaft

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The impeller is threaded on to the shaft. The trick is to hold the shaft in order to untread the impeller. The surest method is to disassemble the back of the motor, exposing the opposite end of the shaft. There should be a spot to put a wrench in order to hold the shaft immobile. Then, it's simply a matter of unthreading the shaft. A strap wrench does a great job of holding the impeller without damaging it.

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Does the impeller have a o-ring on the bottom of it. The one I took off does not have one. This is the Flo-Master XP2 I am talkiong about. Thanks Tommy

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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Remove the cover from the back of the motor and lock the shaft from turning. Then spin off the impeller.

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SOURCE: How to remove impeller on pool pump to replace seal?

First, separate motor and pump. Remove back cover of motor. Drive shaft of motor either has a slot on end for a large screwdriver or a flat on it for a wrench.(usually 7/16) Hold shaft and unscrew impeller.

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How do I fix the seal?


please follow this steps . God bless you
  1. Turn off the pump motor and close the input and output valves.
  2. Loosen the fasteners that secure the tube connecting the pump and motor.
  3. Move the motor away from the pump housing.
  4. Remove fasteners holding the diffuser to the backplate.
  5. Inspect the diffuser and O-ring for wear, replacing as needed.
  6. As needed, remove fasteners attaching the impeller to the shaft. Alternately, the impeller may be screwed on to the end of the shaft.
  7. Remove the impeller and seal from the shaft.
  8. Inspect and replace the impeller and seal.
  9. Reassemble the pump.
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Hurlicon pump is throwing out sand from the water jets back into my pool as I am cleaning. Have tried to clean filter and back washed so many times but its not working.


make this steps and fix it. God bless you
Replace a pump seal:
  1. Turn off the pump motor and close the input and output valves.
  2. Loosen the fasteners that secure the tube connecting the pump and motor.
  3. Move the motor away from the pump housing.
  4. Remove fasteners holding the diffuser to the backplate.
  5. Inspect the diffuser and O-ring for wear, replacing as needed.
  6. As needed, remove fasteners attaching the impeller to the shaft. Alternately, the impeller may be screwed on to the end of the shaft.
  7. Remove the impeller and seal from the shaft.
  8. Inspect and replace the impeller and seal.
  9. Reassemble the pump.
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Rear seal sa200


please make this steps and fix it. God bless you
Replace a pump seal:
  1. Turn off the pump motor and close the input and output valves.
  2. Loosen the fasteners that secure the tube connecting the pump and motor.
  3. Move the motor away from the pump housing.
  4. Remove fasteners holding the diffuser to the backplate.
  5. Inspect the diffuser and O-ring for wear, replacing as needed.
  6. As needed, remove fasteners attaching the impeller to the shaft. Alternately, the impeller may be screwed on to the end of the shaft.
  7. Remove the impeller and seal from the shaft.
  8. Inspect and replace the impeller and seal.
  9. Reassemble the pump.

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There is a leak from the front on the pump. A steady drip but the cleaner is still moving and working properly. The front is held on by a number of 1/2 or 3/8 inch nuts. The drip is from the other end...


I recently had this happen to a fairly new pb-4 that ran dry and overheated for about an hour before I noticed it. I disassembled the volute and impeller on the front of the shaft to look at the condition of the impeller and shaft seal. There are several youtube videos that detail the shaft seal replacement. I ended up having to replace the impeller as well as the shaft seal due to the impeller being deformed. Cost me about $35 for both the impeller and seal.

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I have a proline 1.5hp pump need to replace the shaft seal. I can't seem to get the plastic impeller off. We use a screwdriver to hold the shaft screw and try to turn the impeller counter clockwise...


Keep trying - It is stuck and will likely break but you have to remove it to change the seal. It is not uncommon to need to replace the impeller when the seal fails since the water gets behind the impeller shaft and rusts the metal causing the impeller to bind. If you still cannot get it free pull the motor thru-bolts and lock the rotor once removed from the motor in a vice. Use a large pair of channel locks to break the impeller free...replace it if necessary.

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Polaris pb460, replaced the impeller and seal. motor binds when the impeller is threaded all the way.


This means that one of the 2 pieces of the shaft seal are not seated all the way. More likely the part on the seal plate. Make sure you use a non petroleum based lube to seat the shaft seal.

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Winding noise with some water leaking from the motor seal. Water still flowing but sounds laborous.


The shaft seal more likely than not needs to be replaced. If your shaft seal has been leaking for any length of time, the bearings could be damaged and this should be replaced. The whisperflow uses a PS1000 shaft seal and is fairly easy to replace (most seals available online or at most swimming pool retail stores). It is best advised not to run the pump until you have had this inspected by a licensed pool technician or have changed out the seal.

1) Make sure breaker/power to pump is off. 2) Remove the six bolts holding the wet end to the seal plate. 3) Remove the diffuser to expose the impeller. 4) Remove the screw in the middle of the impeller by turning clockwise (left hand threads). 5) Remove the dust cap at the rear of the motor and use a wrench to hold the shaft while you remove the impeller by turning counterclockwise. 6) Once the impeller is off, remove the four bolts holding the seal plate to the motor. 7) Press the old seal out of the seal plate and clean it thoroughly. Remove the ceramic part of the seal from the impeller and clean it thoroughly as well. 8) Apply a thin coat of lube (I prefer Magic Lube or Lube Tube) to the seal plate and impeller where the new seal will go. 9) Remove the new PS1000 shaft seal from the box (being careful *NOT* to touch the ceramic or carbon face with your fingers), press the metal part into the seal plate carefully, try not to bend the metal and make sure its completely seated against the seal plate. 10) You can now install the seal plate back onto the motor and secure with four bolts. Press the ceramic part into the impeller, use cardboard or paper between your fingers and the ceramic face. 11) Once you have seated the seal into the impeller, hold the motor shaft and thread the impeller on until snug, then reinstall the stainless screw, remember it is left hand thread so you'll have to turn it counterclockwise. 12) Reinstall the diffuser over the impeller and then install the wet end onto the seal plate using the six bolts, don't overtighten them.
Check the pump for operation and you should be good to go!


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My Hayward just hums when I turn it on and after a few seconds the breaker pops.


You will need to disassemble the pump and check the impeller. remove any debris and try turning the impeller by hand. If it does not move or is dragging, you will need to overhaul the pump. Possibly a shaft seal leak has damaged the motor bearing(s). Replace the shaft seal and motor bearings. If the motor is badly deteriorated, you might need to replace the motor. Note... the impeller turns counterclockwise to loosen. you may need special tools to grip and hold the motor shaft and the impeller to prevent damage to the impeller. If the impeller is seized on the shaft from rust, you may have to break it to get it off. reassemble with teflon lubricant on the shaft threads when reinstalling the impeller. This will prevent seizure later.

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1hp whisperflow pump, seal change. How?


Make sure breaker/power to pump is off. Remove the six bolts holding the wet end to the seal plate. Remove the diffuser to expose the impeller. Remove the screw in the middle of the impeller by turning clockwise (left hand threads). Remove the dust cap at the rear of the motor and use a wrench to hold the shaft while you remove the impeller by turning counterclockwise. Once the impeller is off, remove the four bolts holding the seal plate to the motor. Press the old seal out of the seal plate and clean it thoroughly. Remove the ceramic part of the seal from the impeller and clean it thoroughly as well. Apply a thin coat of lube to the seal plate and impeller where the new seal will go. Remove the new PS1000 shaft seal from the box (being careful not to touch the ceramic or carbon face with your fingers), press the metal part into the seal plate carefully, try not to bend the metal and make sure its completely seated against the seal plate. You can now install the seal plate back onto the motor and secure with four bolts. Press the ceramic part into the impeller, use cardboard or paper between your fingers and the ceramic face. Once you have seated the seal into the impeller, hold the motor shaft and thread the impeller on until snug, then reinstall the stainless screw, remember it is left hand thread so you'll have to turn it counterclockwise. Reinstall the diffuser over the impeller and then install the wet end onto the seal plate using the six bolts, don't overtighten them.

It is a good idea to replace the tank o-ring when taking to pump apart, but if the o-rings are in good condition, just apply a light coat of lube and reuse them.

This is a general guide for replacing a seal, if you have trouble removing the impeller, you may need an impeller wrench and a tool to hold the motor shaft.

I hope this helps, if you have any specific questions, email me at mail@leisurepoolservice.com

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How to remove impeller on pool pump to replace seal?


First, separate motor and pump. Remove back cover of motor. Drive shaft of motor either has a slot on end for a large screwdriver or a flat on it for a wrench.(usually 7/16) Hold shaft and unscrew impeller.

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