Hello All -
I've been lurking and following the TFP method for about a year - thanks for all the great info - my pool has never looked better and I solved a major algae problem with a SLAM about a year ago thanks to all of you..
Anyway, my motor has been shutting itself off before the scheduled time then after 15 or 30 minutes turns itself back on and finishes the schedule. No unusual noise or anything, but I believe the motor is going bad. It's a Hayward Super II pump that's about 6-8 years old. I've done a little searching here and other places and believe that I could just replace the motor for a couple hundred bucks but kinda want to upgrade to a variable speed pump.
Can I just buy a VS motor and controller or do I need the whole unit ( motor, controller, basket etc.)?
What, in your experience, is the best value currently in VS or other pumps?
Best place to buy?
Will I need to do much if any electrical work?
I should also mention that I have in floor popups but no 'shark' or vac that swims around - I assume that I can utilize lower RPM's and take advantage of some savings?