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Thread: Shaft seal maintenance

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    Nov 2013
    Fort Worth, TX

    Shaft seal maintenance

    Should the shaft seal be replaced as a routine maintenance item or only when you see a leak?
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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Shaft seal maintenance

    You need to replace the shaft seal any time the motor is removed from the pump. Otherwise only replace them if they are leaking.
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