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Thread: What size of pump??

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    Join Date
    May 2009
    Chilliwack, BC, Canada

    What size of pump??

    Was just going to clean pool and went to switch over to vacuum....pumps died....still hot and I think I felt the its last breath....
    I have a 16 x 32 pool with two returns....and have the 9 solar panels approx 10 feet above pump....what size of pump should I be running with this setup? are already crying!!!
    16x32 Vinyl inground pool, 9-4'x10' solar panels, sand filter, Taylor K-2006 kit

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    Jul 2010
    Twin Cities, MN

    Re: What size of pump??

    What pump do you have now?
    Any high volume water features?

    It maybe that you just need to replace the motor.
    TFP Expert who uses Pool School and my TF100 test kit along with PoolMath for my: Round 11K gallon AGP with deep end, 20" sand filter, Matrix 1hp 2spd, 6 2ftX20ft solar panels (and solar cover!), Intex SWCG (copper bars disconnected) and a Rubadub hot tub (chlorine). The SLAM process is not finished until: 1. CC < 0.5 ppm, 2. An OCLT < 1.0 ppm and, 3. The water is crystal clear.

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