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Video: Poolside Chat Episode #18: Should I Replace My Motor Bearings?

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
  • Can I/Should I, replace my pump motor bearings? or should I just replace the whole pool pump motor?

Now here’s your hosts – Matt and Rob.

Poolside Chat Episode #18 Video

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Century’s New V-Green Pool and Spa Motors: Part I

It is customary for manufacturers to come out with new, improved products every few years. Sure, there are some hero products that may stay the same, but overall, companies are always trying to improve their products for their customers. That rings true for Century Motors as well.

So, let’s clear something up right away. Century is formerly known as A.O Smith. Therefore, many of your current motors may say A.O Smith but will receive a Century once it is time to replace it. They are one and the same.

Century Motors is recognized as the leading provider of electric motors to the pool industry. The V-Green variable speed line joins the ECM line in Century’s growing family of premium efficient motors. Energy conscious pool owners, or those who just love saving money, now have an affordable and reliable pump motor option with desirable programming flexibility.

Currently, Century has two models in the V-Green line: V-Green 165 and V Green 270. Let’s explore the key features and benefits in hopes to help figure out which model is best suited for your pool.


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