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    New Pump

    I have a Jacuzzi Magnum 1.5 hp pump. The motor been replaced around 2008. Last summer the motor died. Should I replace the motor or get a new pump? I live in upstate NY and the system is old. I bought a new DE Filter to replace the sand one the previous owners had.

    Thank you.

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    Mod Squad JVTrain's Avatar
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    Re: New Pump

    If the wet end of the pump is still in good shape, I would only replace the motor as it's usually cheaper. Look into a dual speed motor for a good option to add some efficiency and flexibility. You could also go to a variable speed motor but they tend to cost a bit more and give even greater flexibility.

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    Re: New Pump

    done. thank you.
    IG 15000gal Liner. Hayward DE 75. 1.5hp Jacuzzi Magnum single speed. Oval pool built in 1985. Buffalo, New York.

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    Re: New Pump

    If you are interested in using a lot less electricity and gaining versatility and functionality a variable speed pump is a good choice. Like this one, Pentair SuperFlo VS Pump 342001 | Pentair 342001

    Or a two speed pump will also save quite a bit of electricity. Here is one, Pentair SuperFlo Pump 340043. Pentair 340043.
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    Re: New Pump

    Thank you for the recommendations. Think I will go with the VS pump.
    IG 15000gal Liner. Hayward DE 75. 1.5hp Jacuzzi Magnum single speed. Oval pool built in 1985. Buffalo, New York.

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