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Old 10/13/2020, 02:36 PM   #1
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Royal Exclusive Pump Stopped working

Note itís the main tank pump too.
So its run non stop for me for over 5 years but I noticed it wasnít performing correctly the last day or so and to be honest I havenít cleaned it for about 8 months.
I shut it down and opened it up to clean it and I found the main shaft rusted out (see pics). Fortunately I had an extra shaft to replace it with.
I cleaned the pump and inserted the new shaft and put it back in the water and the main control panel doesnít lite up and the pump doesnít want to run.

Mystified how it was running and all I did was shut it down to clean and now it doesnít fire back up...the control panel doesnít even go on....why ??


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Old 10/13/2020, 02:47 PM   #2
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Post this in the Royal Exclusive thread in the Sponsor Forum. Scott will see this.
Tag him too. @slief


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Old 10/13/2020, 03:12 PM   #3
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Post this in the Royal Exclusive thread in the Sponsor Forum. Scott will see this.
Tag him too. @slief
Done, thanks


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Old 10/13/2020, 04:22 PM   #4
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I replied to your other post. Glad we had a chance to talk by phone as well. In looking at your pictures, my guess is that the the bulge at the bottom of the impeller shaft caused friction inside the motor and eventually overloaded and killed the controller. That would also explain the rust on the titanium sleeve. Looking at the picture, there appear to be some scratches on the sleeve itself. I wonder if your pump sucked something into like sand or a snail it and sent debris in through the anti lime bypass in the back of the motor. If so, it's possible that the debris compromised the seal on the back of the magnet.


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