Whisperflo Pump Energy Efficient 1 HP - WFE-24



Part # 011517

By Pentair Pool Products

  4.5 Average  



Part # 011517

Warranty 1 Year (See Pentair Warranty Card)

Manufacturer Code WFE-24

Product Description

PureLine Prime Pump

WHISPERFLO incorporates innovative hydraulic engineering to move water more efficiently and quietly than competitive pumps. Under typical operating conditions, WHISPERFLO offers the greatest water flow of any high performance pump—yet with the lowest electrical consumption. To circulate more water in less time and at the lowest cost, choose quiet, reliable, WHISPERFLO.

 Additional features include:

  • Lower operating costs. Less horsepower required to produce needed water flow, even when used in pool/spa combinations and when operating in-floor cleaning systems.
  • Extremely quiet operation documented in rigorous ETL tests.
  • Patented oversized strainer basket reduces cleaning frequency.
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • High-efficiency impeller maximizes water flow.
  • Life-extending diffuser wear-ring prevents uneven impeller wear.
  • Thicker seal plate withstands loss of prime conditions.
  • Available in standard and energy-efficient models.


  • Pipe Size = 2"

Pentair Whisperflo Dimensions

Pentair Whisperflo Pump Curve
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Product Specifications

1 HP
Pipe Size:
2 in.
Pump Model:
Service Factor:
41 lbs.

?     Asked on 2/16/2012 by Guest

I just finished replacing the shaft seal on my booster pump. As soon as I turned the pump on water was leaking from the shaft seal. Is it defective or am I doing something wrong?

A     Answered on 2/16/2012 by Patrick P.

Depending on the model, the installation of a booster pump shaft seal can be slightly different than a pool pump shaft seal. Some booster pump and pool pump shaft seals require that a silicone sealant be used on the outer areas of the metal seat of the shaft seal. The seal will need to be lightly hammered into the body of the pump. You can use a 1 inch PVC coupling or a piece of 1 1/4 inch PVC pipe and a rubber mallet. This procedure will apply to any pool pump or booster pump using a >PS-1000 style shaft seal.

?     Asked on 7/2/2009 by Guest

Do the WFE-3 and WFE-24 have the same pump curve?

A     Answered on 7/2/2009 by Patrick P.

The WFE-24 and WFE-3 have the exact same pump curve. You may read more about full rate and up rate pumps here >http://www.inyopools.com/poolanswers_pumps.aspx#full_rated_up_rated_max_rated and you may view or purchase either of these pumps here >http://www.inyopools.com/pumps_pentair.aspx


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The Most Helpful Review

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 (5 out of 5 stars)  This one is perfect

from Jacksonville, FL ()

Pros: It is so quiet ...

Cons: None !

I have to thank INYO for the quick response to my order. I was in desperate need of a new pump and their unbeilevable turn around time on my order saved the day. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!!!!!! I feel fortunate to have found this site. The price was the best I could find. And their service was even better. Kudo's to INYO. You have my respect and my business going forward. This is a really good pump, I'm very happy with it ... it's so much quieter than our last pump. I have to look at the waterfall so I know that the pump is on.

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The Most Recent Reviews

 (4 out of 5 stars)  Good Pool Pump

from Crestview, FL ()

Pros: Quiet, well made

Cons: Basket lid seal air leak

Pump makes less noise and appears better quality than my old Pentair pump which had bearing failure after 4 years service. Haven't been able to stop what appears to be small air leak probably from basket cover seal - water drains down to pump intake when motor stops. Old pump retained water level. Intake opening on new pump is about 1/2 inch higher than old pump and about 1/4 inch higher than advertised- this complicates installation somewhat - so if you are replacing an older pump, expect to cut and move some pipe or pump base. I haven't had it long enough to speak to the energy efficiency but it does produce significantly greater pressure and water flow than my old 3/4hp pump. As usual INYO shipped promptly- received just 4 days after order.

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