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Can I replace a 1 HP square flange pool pump motor that has a solenoid/capacitor on the outside of it with one that doesn't?

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Yes. The one that doesn't have the capacitor on top has it inside.

Posted on Apr 20, 2013

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SOURCE: water flows out the flange where the motor

dont no were you are,but did it freeze,loose,gasket trouble,is the centre housing cracked?

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