Sta-Rite Max-E-Pro 1 1/2 HP Up Rate Std - P6RA6F206L


Part # P6RA6F206L

By Sta-Rite

  4.5 Average  



Part # P6RA6F206L

Product Description

Inyo Recommended Pumps



This new high efficiency, low maintenance pump is designed for maximum performance for the modern pool. Advanced state-of-the-art hydraulics means that Max-E-Pro delivers more water resulting in lower electrical costs. It will keep your pool crystal clear as well as run your automatic cleaner and any other hydraulic accessories around your pool. Not only is this pump energy efficient, it is ultra quiet. Special dampening in and around the pump’s base makes Max-E-Pro one of the quietest pumps in its class.

The extra large 6” trap collects more debris, allowing you to clean the trap less often. Our clear see-thru lid allows you to check for debris without removing the lid. The new Quick-Lock trap cover ring makes loosening or tightening the trap a cinch. Max-E-Pro is self-priming and produces enough suction to lift water 5-feet above pool level. Large 2” ports include external and internal threads to adapt to a variety of pipe sizes.

The Max-E-Pro is built to last, constructed of Sta-Rite’s glass reinforced resin that is corrosion-proof and can withstand many years of U.V. sunlight. This season, invest in the energy efficient, low-maintenance pump that really moves the water – Max-E-Pro by Sta-Rite. 110/230V UL Listed and NSF. Backed by a 1-Year Warranty.


Product Specs:

  • Voltage = 115/230
  • Max. Load Amps = 19.2/9.6
  • Horse Power = 1 1/2
  • Pipe Size = 2"

Product Specifications

1 1/2 HP
115/208 - 230 V
16.0/7.8 - 8.0
Port Size:
2 in.
Service Factor:
Union Connectors:
Not included

?     Asked on 3/3/2019 by G

My Sta Rite P6RA6F-206L stopped working. It tripped a breaker. I reset and have power to the pump, however, it won't start. No humming noise. Complete pump unit was installed 10/2017. It has a capacitor on top. Any suggestions on troubleshooting. G

A  Answered on 3/5/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Joe S.

Good day, we have a few guides and how to's that will help you find the issue. Such as 8 Answers to “Why Is My Pool Pump Not Working? Or How To Determine Why a Motor Won't Start or Shuts Off.

?     Asked on 2/27/2019 by Joe

I am looking to upgrade my pump to a more efficient unit. The attached pic is what I currently have and am curious if this would be a more efficient and better option to upgrade to?


A  Answered on 2/27/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Joe. The Sta-Rite Max-E-Pro 1 1/2 HP Up Rate Energy Efficient - P6EA6F-206L is the energy efficient upgrade to your current model.

?     Asked on 4/11/2018 by

How many gallons per minute does the 1 1/2 HP Max E pro get how many gallons per minute does the 1 hp max e pro get

A  Answered on 4/11/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi. The flow rate of the pump is based on the TDH of the pool and the pump Performance Curve. You can use our How to Size a Pool Pump guide to determine the flow rate. 

?     Asked on 11/28/2017 by jim

Does the Pentair 1 year warranty ion the Sta-rite max e pro pump 1,5 hp include labor ?

A  Answered on 11/28/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Jim. The 1 year manufacturer warranty does include labor. Please review the Pentair Warranty Card for the terms and conditions. 

?     Asked on 6/19/2017 by Pete Clements

Do you sell a replacement motor for the sta-rite max-e-pro 1.5 hp pump # p6ra6f-206l

A  Answered on 6/20/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Yes we do carry this replacement motor and you will need this USQ1152 1.5 HP Replacement Motor as well as this Sta Rite Max E Pro Seal Kit. We also have this Video on How to Replace a Pool Motor which you may find helpful during the installation.

?     Asked on 1/22/2017 by john

I have a sta rite pump model number P6RA6F-206L. The motor went out, What is the replacement motor and the cost?

A  Answered on 1/24/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Scott W.

The replacement motor is part number USQ1152 and the shaft seal is part number 5057-30.

?     Asked on 10/2/2016 by Don

is the P6RA6F206L the same as my P6RA6F-206L mine has the dash in it also would the wiring be the same as mine does not have starter capacitor on top and is this complete with tank body,stand ect ect

A  Answered on 10/3/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Scott W.

It is the same with or without the dash so the Max-E-Pro 1.5HP up rate is the correct replacement and yes, it comes as the complete pump.

?     Asked on 9/10/2016 by

I have a Sta-Rite pump that has stopped working. What I have is a P4RA6F-151L pump. It has an A.O. Smith C48L2PA105 motor on it. What do you have to replace this. Also, do you have anything that is energy efficient. This motor was rated at 9.6/19.2 amps.

A  Answered on 9/11/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Stacey M.

Hello Terry, the motor is USQ1152 please check specs for this motor, also I would recommend seal kit GOKIT38 for Tune Up Kit Starite P4E & P4EA Max-E-Glas II / DuraGlas II.

?     Asked on 9/8/2016 by wcanales

Hi, have a Sta-Rite Max-E-Pro 1 1/2 HP Up Rate Std - P6RA6F206L . Motor went kaput after about 2 years. My motor # is 195250 but my online searches cannot find it. What motor do I need? Its cost? Tax to Texas? Cost of shipping to Alice Tx 78332? Thanks, WC

A  Answered on 9/9/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Stacey M.

Hello, For what it looks like you have P6RA6F206L it's a A.O. Smith 1 1/2 H.P Square Flange Up Rate Motor - USQ1152. Which the cost of the motor is 164.99 and depending on shipping method, it's free for ground shipping (3-5 business days). If you would like 3 day it would be $21.36, 2 day would be $51.58, and next day air would be $78.41 for Alice, TX 78332. Please make sure to check the motor speck and see if they match to what you have now. Also if you are replacing the motor look into changing out all your seals with GOKIT79.

?     Asked on 8/3/2016 by Win

I have a 5P6R6F-211 model 1.5 horse. Is that equivalent to any here? Do you now what the GPM or head is for this model. It seems to have one speed. Do you know the recommended pool size for this pump? It came with a house I bought. Thanks

A  Answered on 8/10/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi Win, The pump model you have is 50 Hz version which we do not stock. This model pump is 60 Hz  which will not work.

?     Asked on 2/3/2016 by LOU

what is the difference between sta-rite model P6RA6F206L AND P6E6F207L BESIDES PRICE?

A  Answered on 2/3/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi Lou, The P6RA6F206L is a standard pump which has a THP of 1.65 and the P6E6F207L ia s high performance, energy efficient pump which has a THP of 2.20. If you goal is to circulate a large body of water in a short period of time then you would use the P6E6F207L pump.

?     Asked on 12/25/2015 by Alfredo Cedillo

What is the difference between Up Rate and Full rate pumps?

A  Answered on 12/29/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Joe S.

Hello Alfredo, here is a How To Understand True Pump Horsepower - Up Rated vs Full Rated link. This link will explain the two options.

?     Asked on 9/5/2015 by Al

How long is the warranty on the motor? My current pump motor shot after only 10,000 hours

A  Answered on 9/9/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi Al, The Sta-Rite Max-E-Pro pump comes with a 1 year warranty.

?     Asked on 8/28/2015 by Bob

Does this pump have a stainless steel shaft?

A  Answered on 8/28/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

HI Bob, The motor on the Sta-Rite Max-E-Pro does have a stainless steel shaft.

?     Asked on 7/3/2015 by

Can the piping be 1 1/2" since I am connecting to existing piping? Just trying to upgrade suction a little.

A  Answered on 7/5/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, The Sta-Rite Max-E-Pro 1 1/2 HP Up Rate Std (P6RA6F206L) has 2" union ports, you will need a PVC reducer if you want to use 1-1/2" pipe.

?     Asked on 6/6/2015 by John

I just had a new pump installed and it is making a squeaking/chirping sound. Has anyone had this issue or does anyone know what might be the cause. Thanks, John

A  Answered on 6/6/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Hi John, A loud motor is normally due to bad bearings. I would get in touch with your installer or the manufacture to have them check to see if the motor is bad and if so have it replaced under warranty.


Est. Repair Time

Less than 1 hr

Tools Needed

Screwdriver, Nut Drivers, Pliers, Socket Set, Adjustable Wrench

Old pump motor finally died

Written on 5/3/2020 by Ronald D.

Replaced the identical pump motor and complete unit including strainer basket, housing, etc. Replaced an old unit that was at least 8 years old and considering that we live in Florida where the unit runs all year, it was amazing it lasted that long.

Was easy to replace with the identical unit (have a small waterfall so the same unit with the same output level as important. Just used a screwdriver, a strap to release the existing piping and wire cable nut from the motor, a screwdriver, and a small nut driver to remove the nuts on the wiring as well as the bolts holding the motor down to the concrete pad. Had a wire pliers available as well in the event the cables would have needed to be reset.

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