I have a Franklin 2243019204S 4" Submersible 3 Wire 1PH Motor 2 HP 230V installed in a shallow pond by previous home owner. The pump has been put in a 6 inches strained pvc pipe 8 feet long and laid in an angle about 15 degree in the pond. I don't know how old is the pump but it turned bad and I just bought a new motor. Now, the new motor runs well now but my friend said that the pump and motor should be installed in vertical position. Do I have to change the pump to a vertical position?
Thank you very much for your help,