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May 29, 2015
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Replacement case
by: admin

I would not reuse the case. If water seeps in the motors will be ruined.
I have several used watertight cases, you may have one. Email me at:
curt@i-love-my-aquabot-automatic-pool-cleaner.com if interested.

May 29, 2015
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Aquabot Drive Motor Leaking Oil
by: Mike

The mounting screws for our Aguabot white square motor became loose and the plastic mounts that receive them were brittle with age, so I refilled / reinforced them with a waterproof epoxy.
When drilling pilot holes for the new screws (I planned to put back #8 x 7/8" screw instead of the 1 1/8" ones called for in the parts diagram since they seemed way too long, I must have drilled through into the body of the casing, and when I turned the motor over, I found it was leaking oil.

1. It wasn't obvious to me, but is there any other place on the motor that might be leaking?

2. Should I just refill those pilot holes, and re-drill more carefully, or do the mounting screws adequately plug the hole during use (and I just shouldn't have turned the motor over)?

3. I lost probably a couple of tablespoons of oil - do I need to open up the unit and add more back in, or is there still enough in it? Can I just add more mineral oil or 30 weight engine or compressor oil as I've seen suggested, to the original oil that remains, or should I replace all of it?

4. The motor seems to have worked fine till now - is it still worth salvaging?

May 18, 2010
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Oil Weight
by: Curt

w-30 oil or compressor oil

May 18, 2010
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oil
by: Anonymous

what oil grade to use ?-w30

Jun 26, 2008
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Aquabot Motor Oil
by: Curt

Just talked to an Aquabot repair shop...they said to use 30 weight motor oil.


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