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    Rusted out pump from getting wet

    My pump stopped working like a month ago, I try ed every trick I could find on the internet. So I bought a new one, and when I unscrewed the old motor from the platform that it sits on with the sand filter I found this! The moral of the story is keep it dry, this one rusted out completely it , and could have caused an electricution 20170312_105629.jpg
    My name is eric, I have a 16 foot round pool from Leslie's pools, I have a 1hp doheny's pump hooked up right now after my Hayward gave out on me

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    Re: Rusted out pump from getting wet

    Wow! I'm guessing the shaft seal failed some time ago, and it had been leaking for a while. Glad to hear nobody got hurt.

    Man, your equipment pad must have always been wet?
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    Re: Rusted out pump from getting wet

    Welcome.. Oh come on, you could of fixed that using a coffee can. Rust never sleeps.
    Murrieta, CA. 15K (Est) pool/spa. Hayward Tristar SP3220EE 2.70HP pump, Hayward Swimclear Cartridge filter C4025 425sqft (PA106), Pentair Mastertemp 400 heater. TF-100/Speedstir

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