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Can't get motor and impeller assembly off pump

After I spin off the outer housing of the motor/pump assembly I can see nothing holding the empeller housing in place on the pump housing, but I can't ge it to release. I don't see any screw,bolt or anything holding it in place. Any suggestions??

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The impeller unthreads counter clockwise off the shaft of the motor. on the back of the motor under a plug or the plastic cap there is the shaft of the motor with a slot for a standard screwdriver. put the biggest screwdriver you can find in there and turn on the impeller as hard as you can. After some years the impeller can get rusted onto the threads of the shaft and you will need to break it to get it off. (sometimes they just don't come off)

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