Pool Pump Replacement

  • Last Post 16 April 2018
WayneB posted this 14 April 2018


I want a replacement pump. 15,000 gal in ground pool with spa. I want better flow (spa fountain fairly week right now. What do you recommend? 

Main pool pump information:

over 25 years old, leaks, serviced by professionals a couple of times.
Motor: Century Centurion
A.O. Smith
Cat: B855
SN: BX4-29
Part: 7-177897-22
HP: 2.0
SF=1.1 (Service Factor)
230 VAC, 10A
1081 Pool Pump duty mount horizontal with vent holes down
PAC-FAB Challenger 2HP
Frame: Y56Y



InyoRob posted this 16 April 2018

Hello Wayne - I'd recommend going with a variable speed pump. Something like the Pureline Prime model PL2606 would be sufficient. This is a 2.7Hp variable speed pump. It will be strong enough for your spa fountain and much more energy efficient when you want to circulate the pool water.