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    Coverstar auto cover motor cost

    Hey all, was having some problems with my auto cover and had my local pool company come out to fix it. They said it was a bad motor and charged me just about $1,000 for the motor plus $80 for the labor. This seems extremely high, was hoping for some feedback. Thinking about telling them to take it back. The model motor is Coverstar Ac Gearmotor 016-650-3241 (Possibly Coverstar part#A0610) which I'm not having much luck locating online. Appreciate any help, thanks!
    Pool: 28K gal, vinyl lined, rectangular, auto cover
    Equipment: Mineral Springs MS-10 SWG, Raypak 266A heater, Jandy CL460 cartridge filter, Pentair superflo 1hp 2spd pump, Polaris PB4-60 booster pump and Polaris 280 cleaner. TF-100 w/speed-stir

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    Re: Coverstar auto cover motor cost

    5900 G Fiberglass IG pool (circa 1990), SWG Hayward Aqua Rite GoldLine (2013), IntelliFlo Variable Speed Pump (2013), Hayward Pro Sand Filter (circa 1990), Well water (no iron or other metals fortunately), test with Taylor K2006C, Charleston, SC

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    Re: Coverstar auto cover motor cost

    Here's the motor part# retailing for $950, plus shipping.

    Coverstar Replacement Motor Complete Assembly | A0610

    Seems to me like that is in keeping with what you paid.

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    Re: Coverstar auto cover motor cost

    Sounds about right to me. A new system is around $11k. Our replacement cover was $2k for a different vendor replacement. I hope our motor holds out for many more years.
    Inground 22k gallon gunite 15x31 main pool, 15x7 wading pool/sunning deck, hot tub/with overflow (9' octagon with limestone top) & slide NSWG, Aqua Blue Pebble Sheen
    Filter dual cartridge Sta-rite 450sq/ft, TF-100 Test Kit
    Heater Raypak 2100 400k btu cupro-nickel exchanger
    Auto pool cover, Polaris 280 auto pool cleaner, Jandy AqualinkRS8 Remote Control System

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    Re: Coverstar auto cover motor cost

    Thanks all! Seemed really steep at first, but apparently that part is just very pricey. Surprised there isn't a generic motor for cheaper. Oh well
    Pool: 28K gal, vinyl lined, rectangular, auto cover
    Equipment: Mineral Springs MS-10 SWG, Raypak 266A heater, Jandy CL460 cartridge filter, Pentair superflo 1hp 2spd pump, Polaris PB4-60 booster pump and Polaris 280 cleaner. TF-100 w/speed-stir

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    Re: Coverstar auto cover motor cost

    Splotch- this is a very old thread, that few might see.

    I would suggest starting a new thread if you have questions about pool cover motors?

    Just a suggestion.

    Maddie
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