By Pentair Pool Products



Part # 011517

Warranty 1 Year (See Pentair Warranty Card)

Manufacturer Code WFE-24

Alternate Part #'s PEN011517

Product Description

Inyo Recommended Pumps

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
Port Size:
2 in.
Service Factor:

?     Asked on 6/23/2021by Rosemary Martin

Does this pump have 1 or 2 capacitors?

A  Answered on 6/24/2021 by InyoPools Product Specialist Robert M.

This pump has one capacitor and it is a run capacitor.

?     Asked on 4/3/2020by Inyo Visitor

how quiet is the whisper flow compared to super flow

A  Answered on 11/11/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Megan C.

We do not have the decibel rating for either to answer the question, you will need to contact Pentair at 1.800.831.7133. I will note, the Superflo and Whisperflo are two very different pumps, noise should not be the real determining factor of the two. The type of pump and flow provided is what you should seek, then factor in noise. In this example, the SuperFlo 1.5 HP Single Speed Pump - 340039 will provide approximately 70 gallons per minute (GPM) at 50' of head (industry standard for curves is 50') and the Whisperflo Pump 1 1/2 HP - WF-26 PART # 011773 offers approximately 85 GPM. We offer How to Size a Pool Pump for Your In-Ground Pool

?     Asked on 3/12/2020by Robert Falzo

Is this pump in stock, WFE-24 part #011517

A  Answered on 3/13/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Hi Robert, Yes this pump is in stock ready to ship today.

?     Asked on 7/5/2017by Inyo Visitor

what makes the wife-24 more energy efficient than the wf-24?

A  Answered on 7/23/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi. The WFE-24 uses fewer amps than the WF-24. 

?     Asked on 7/3/2017by Inyo Visitor

does the WFE-24 replace the WF-24- ? is it a drop in replacement?

A  Answered on 7/3/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi. The WFE-24 Pump can be used as a drop-in replacement for the WF-24 Pump. 

?     Asked on 2/16/2012by 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 InyoPools Product Specialist 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 7/2/2009by Guest

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

A  Answered on 7/2/2009 by InyoPools Product Specialist 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 > and you may view or purchase either of these pumps here >


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