Replacement Impeller

Gris

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Sep 22, 2019
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Hello. My 1 HP motor finally gave up on my Pentair Pinnacle. I bought the same model as the existing to replace it. While taking apart the assembly, I started to consider replacing any worn parts. While inspecting the impeller, I noticed some groves worn into the part that nest inside the diffuser. So I did a search for a replacement and came to find out that the impeller I have is for a 1/2 HP. it seemed to work fine for years. So my question is, do I need to replace it due to small grooves, because it is for a 1/2 HP and what difference will I see if I get one designed to run with a 1 HP? And if I should replace, does anybody know the correct part/model# thanks image.jpg
 

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crusemm

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Sep 1, 2011
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Those grooves are where the impeller came in contact with something, probably debris, that lodged between the impeller and the diffuser. If it has worked previously, I see no reason to replace, unless the wall is so thin you think it might break off.