My above ground pool pump is starting to get extremely loud, so I am looking to replace it. I currently have a Marathon Electric 1.5 HP Square Flange Motor (C1246,5KC39UN6086X), connected to a STA-RITE P2RA Centrifugal Pump.
My pool is a 9000 gallon in-ground pool with 3 intakes, 1 skimmer, and I use the Barracuda sweeper system for cleaning the bottom.
It looks like the original motor was only a 1 HP motor, and when the previous owner replaced it, they went with the 1.5 HP motor currently installed.
I have looked at what is out there, and could replace just the motor for less than $200, but am also interested in potentially replacing either the motor or the whole system with a more energy efficient model. I am looking for recommendations and help on a replacement.