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DIY Pool Pump Repair: How to Fix a Pool Pump Leak for $10 or Less

Updated: May 26, 2019

Did you know you can fix a lot of your pool pump problems on your own, and it will only cost you a fraction of what it would cost to replace your entire pump?


Replacing your pool pump can cost you hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars. But when you do it yourself, it will only cost you as little as $10.


If you’ve noticed a leak in your pool pump or if your pump is acting up, don’t panic. You might be able to fix it quickly and easily all by yourself.


Wouldn't it be nice to know a few DIY repair secrets so you can get your pool working right away?


Keep reading to find out how you can fix your pool pump right now.


How to Fix a Pool Pump Leak for Only $10


Have you noticed water leaking from your pool pump?


Don’t worry. This is one of the most common problems you can encounter as a swimming pool owner.


The good news is you can usually fix it on your own, and it might only cost you a few bucks. Often times, all you need to do is replace a worn part.


To start, check your o-rings for wear.


In case you’re not familiar, o-rings are the small rubber pieces that seal your pump. These small yet important pool pump parts keep water from entering where it should not be.


If your o-rings are worn, you are more likely to experience a pump leak, and this could cause your whole system to malfunction.


Luckily, you can buy new o-rings for just $10 or less. Once you have your new o-rings, simply replace the old parts with the new ones.


After that, your pump should start working properly.


Still Experiencing Pool Pump Problems?


Pumps Plus is the leading pool pump service provider in Southwest Florida.


We have been fixing electric motors in Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Pine Island and the surrounding area for 30+ years.


At this pool pump repair company, it's our mission to help you keep your equipment working well without breaking the bank. We’ll never recommend you replace your pump unless you absolutely need to.


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