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P2RAXYG-126L Pump I'd like to know about failure modes and likely replacement parts for this pump. The motor is turning and making pretty much the same noise it always has, but there's only a trickle of water coming out of the jets. I'm guessing the impeller failed somehow, but I'm not aware of any broken pieces being ejected. Is it likely that I can just buy a new impeller and replace it? I didn't want to take the entire pump apart because I'll have to empty the (wood) hot tub first and I don't want it to dry out.

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  • papley Feb 24, 2009

    It turned out that I should have taken your advice before I ordered the parts. When I opened up the pump it turned out that it had ingested a large piece of a 4 mil plastic dropcloth. I removed the plastic and it was fine. I paid a 15% restocking fee and sent the impeller back.

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You will need to pull the front cover off the pump housing in order to inspect the impeller. It is possible that it has failed and just needs to be replaced.

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