I'm replacing the motor on my Hayward Super II pump. I've watched a few videos to make sure I'm doing things right. There is one thing that isn't adding up. My diffuser doesn't look like any of the ones I've seen in the videos and I'm curious about how it is to be connected. Most videos show what appear to be locking tabs for the diffuser to connect to the seal plate. Mine doesn't have tabs to click in; the diffuser instead goes over the top of the seal plate. There is next to nothing holding it there. It appears it can rotate couterclockwise less than an inch at which point it wouldn't be allowed to rotate any further.
Is this right? The diffuser part number is SP3021-B which appears to be the correct diffuser for my pump. I believe the ones I have seen are for smaller pumps. I'm just not sure if I should rotate the diffuser myself or the the water should do that. Feels odd that it's sort of hanging there and I don't know how diffusers work.
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