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Thread: Pump Leak at rear shaft w/pic

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    Pump Leak at rear shaft w/pic

    In addition to dealing with high CH levels, this morning I noticed moisture under my Polaris booster pump. Below is a picture of the leaking area. I know it is sideways but it shows up a lot better. Is this a relatively easy tear down? What parts do I need for this?

    My locally owned pool store doesn't charge for labor, but it is built in to the part markup. Is this something I should just take out and bring up there?
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    21,000 gallon Diamond Brite Blue, Hayward Star Clear Plus 1200 Cartridge filter, Polaris 280, TF-100 Test Kit.

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    Re: Pump Leak at rear shaft w/pic

    That is a leaking shaft seal. Fairly simple fix.

    If you are going to have the store do it, just give them the entire motor/pump.
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