Pool pump and heater on the same 50amp breaker?

Old 10-15-17, 09:04 AM
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Pool pump and heater on the same 50amp breaker?

I'm replacing the old pool heater (100kBTU heat pump) and 120v pump with whats listed below. I have a 50 amp breaker but will now need to run the motor on the same line as the heater. Will this work?

Pentair 011018 IntelliFlo Variable Speed High Performance Pool Pump, 3 Horsepower, 230 Volt, 1 Phase
Electrical Specifications Circuit Protection: Two-pole 20 AMP device at the Electrical Panel. Input: 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 3200 Watts, 1 phase

Pentair UltraTemp 140 Pool Heat Pump 460934
50amp breaker 1 phase 230v
Old 10-15-17, 11:21 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

I believe you already know the answer to your own question.
No..... that will not work as the pool heater requires a 240v 50A circuit.
The 3hp pool pump, most likely, needs an additional 240v 20A circuit.

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