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I have a hayward north star pump, it starts and runs fine but, when I shut it off water comes up from the lid , I just replaced the o ring about 2 weeks ago. Any ideas

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  • Alejandro Gonzalez May 03, 2013

    i fixed it ,thanks, it was the lid,

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Being you have replaced the o-ring I would say to make sure you purchased the right o-ring the Northstar pump calls for there are 3 listed for it part #'s SPX4000S there is not a hair line crack in the lid itself if this checks I would suggest buying a tube of Jacks Lube take the o-ring off put a small amount of lube on it this will help it seal a little better

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