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Thread: When I replaced my motor I noticed the new one was a 2 hp

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    When I replaced my motor I noticed the new one was a 2 hp

    I have water solar, and I notice it fills the panels faster, but am I using more electricity than before when everything is full and I'm on normal load?

    Thanks in advance...
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    Re: When I replaced my motor I noticed the new one was a 2 hp

    Is there a question here?
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    Re: When I replaced my motor I noticed the new one was a 2 hp

    Did you replace the whole pump or just the motor portion?

    If you just replaced the motor, you are probably not using more power. If you replaced the whole pump, you probably are using more.
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    Re: When I replaced my motor I noticed the new one was a 2 hp

    Sorry, I reversed "Am I" to "I am" ....

    If you are moving more water, you are likely using more power.
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    Re: When I replaced my motor I noticed the new one was a 2 hp

    Got it.

    I'll have another thread for advice, asap.
    SWG: CircuPool (May 2014) SI30+Plus; 3000ppm seems ideal;
    My Ideal Specs:
    FC 5; PH 7.4-7.6; TA 90; CH 350; CYA 75; = SI ~ 0.19
    14,000 gal, in ground, plaster, Cartridge filter, Borates
    TAYLOR K - 2006

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