Correct motor for Hayward Tristar sp3215EE

  • Last Post 06 March 2021
cw7902 posted this 04 March 2021

 Hello,  I'm replacing a motor on a Hayward Tristar sp3215EE.  The manual shows that the original motor was 1.5hp, with a 1.6 SF, equaling 2.4 THP.  I haven't found a motor with these specs so far.  3 months ago this motor failed and was replaced with a Century 2HP, 1.1 SF,  2.2 THP motor.  This pump doesn't even click after 3 months of service.  I don't know if that's because of a faulty motor, incorrect motor selection, faulty installation, or somehow related to the Texas storm a couple weeks ago.  Either way, looks like I need a new motor again.  Is the 2.2 THP motor appropriate for this pump? 

InyoRob posted this 06 March 2021

The correct replacement motor is part number 5112-256. That is a 1.5HP motor with a 1.6 service factor. Click Here to View More Details on the 5112-256 Motor

I believe your other motor failed prematurely because it was undersized for the original impeller.


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