Fix-It Friday: How to Change a Webtrol Pump Seal on an Accu-Tab Chlorination System

Summer is still in full force and maybe you're noticing that your Accu-Tab Chlorination system isn't working to its full potential. It's ok, PurAqua Products has you covered. In this Fix-It Friday video you will learn how to change a Webtrol pump seal.

How to Change a Webtrol Pump Seal

Materials:

  • a webtrol specific pump seal
  • 2 of 9/16” wrenches
  • A standard flat-head screwdriver
  • A small precision screwdriver
  • Channel lock pliers may be necessary

Step-by-Step Instructions

  • Step 1: drain or pump out the chlorinator
  • Step 2: Turn off power to the unit
  • Step 3: Loosen the unions necessary to remove the pump’s front cover.
  • Step 4: Using the 9/16” wrenches, remove the four pump head bolts
  • Step 5: Remove the pump head front cover carefully.
  • Step 6: Pop out the plug on the rear of the motor to access the shaft. Insert the flat-head screwdriver into the shaft slot
  • Step 7: Hold the shaft and remove the impeller by hand by turning counter clockwise.
  • Step 8: Remove the seal spring assembly by holding the shaft at the rear with a screwdriver and twisting the spring assembly by hand.
  • Step 9: You will need to pry out the old half of the ceramic seal with the precision screwdriver.
  • Step 10: Clean the shaft and seal location
  • Step 11: install a new seal by reversing the steps for removal. Be careful not to overtighten the four pump head bolts during reassembly.
  • Step 12: Install the rear plug and test the unit for leaks.
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