Polaris Booster Pump PB4-60 | Review


The Zodiac Polaris Booster Pump PB4-60 is the most dependable replacement pump for Polaris side pool cleaners, including the Polaris 380 model. If your pump has burnt out, compromising the performance of your pump, we have found the best replacement model for you. Featuring a newly upgraded design, you will love the technological advancements of the PB4-60 Polaris Booster Pump. For instance, compared to the old version of the Polaris Booster Pump, it has a much quieter motor, which makes it suitable for commercial and personal use. You get many other the benefits that we have reviewed in detail herein.

Polaris Booster Pump PB4-60
Polaris Booster Pump PB4-60 is better than most old pumps.
Polaris Booster Pump PB4-60

Polaris Booster Pump | Pb4-60

Do you have an old Polaris pool cleaner that has lost its power over the years? You can revive the product by installing the new Polaris Booster Pump. Its powerful system is durable and designed to deliver noticeable results immediately after installation. How does it do this?

As I have mentioned previously, the upgraded system of the PB4-60 booster pump is super quiet. While lounging poolside, you might forget that it is busy cleaning your pool. Which are its other standout features?

First, the pump generates significantly more power than its competition. You are getting a supercharged Polaris pump that rarely disappoints.

Apart from its power, you will appreciate its quiet motor as well. I have reiterated this a few times not, as it is one of its main standout features. You will like these improvements of the Polaris Booster Pump as well:

  • Easy and quick installation via ergonomic connectors.
  • Rebuilt wet end that boosts its durability and its performance.
  • Replacement of the seal pump is effortless.
  • The volute seal O-ring is larger than the competition.

The videos shared at the end of the article show the installation process of this booster pump and the contents of the package. They provide useful and informative content – I can guarantee you that.

Powerful and Efficient but Somewhat Bland-Looking

Polaris Booster Pump
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Polaris Booster Pump

Most people do not read nor pay keen attention to the technical details of the tools or products that they buy offline/online. If you are one of them, it will good to know that a Polaris Booster Pump is efficient, durable, and quieter than similar pool pimps in the same niche are.

The PDF files that I have shared below will help you to install this pump and handle pool cleaning at home seamlessly. See below.

To maximize the performance of your Polaris pool cleaner, pair it with the new Polaris booster pump. Compared to other booster pumps found offline and online its well-engineered design not only fits most pressure side Polaris pool cleaners but also powerful and thus cleans efficiently.

Most buyers can install them pump in minutes. Download and read the installation guide to handle the installation process as a professional. If you are not comfortable with tools or have a hard time understanding the installation guide, hire a certified pool professional to do it for you.

Specifications | Polaris Booster Pump

Specifications | Polaris Booster Pump
Specifications | Polaris Booster Pump

If you operate the Polaris PB4-60 Booster Pump at low speeds, you can save up to 55% of power and lower electricity costs. Its variable speed design is super-efficient at low speeds, which pool owners appreciate.

Here are essential Polaris PB4-60 Booster Pump documents that you can download or view:

The Polaris Booster Pump comes with these accessories: quick connect soft tube, quick connect pump retainer, reinforced pump hose, and a flexible 6-foot hose. You get everything you will need to operate one.

Here is the Typical Layout of this pool equipment.

The Polaris pump will be an upgrade to your existing pump as the manufacture has redesigned various aspects of this pump to boost its performance. Replacing the pump is cheaper than buying a new Polaris pool cleaner, making it a worthy investment for a majority. It also works well in most pools and offers years of exemplary service in most areas.

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  • New & improved design that is easy to set up using ergonomic connectors.
  • New & improved wet end that excels in terms of longevity and performance.
  • New & improved pump seal that prevents leaks.
  • New & improved volute seal O-ring (larger than predecessors).
  • Long-lasting single piece base.
  • 3/4 HP — 230/115-volt system.
  • Captured back plate nut fasteners that ease its servicing.
  • Ergonomic drain plug with a leak-proof O-ring.
  • Adjustable volute (360-degrees) that ease its installation.

Polaris Booster Pump PB4-60 | Unboxing

Here is a video of the unboxing of the Polaris PB4-60 Booster Pump:

Installation & Replacement | Polaris Booster Pump PB4-60

Technical Specs:

  • Pump Speed: Single.
  • Pump Type: Booster.
  • Rating: Full-Rated.
  • Voltage: 230V/115V.
  • Power: 3/4 horsepower (HP).
  • Installation: Residential settings.
  • Amp Draw: 12.8/6.4.
  • Manufacturer: Polaris.
  • Pool Type: In-Ground.

Additional Info | Polaris Booster Pump

To qualify for the manufacturer’s warranty offered for the Polaris pump, you should use genuine Polaris parts to service your system.

Genuine Zodiac parts retain the reliability and quality of our products. Therefore, inauthentic parts can void your factory warranty. Even though most inauthentic parts look right from the surface, they often fail to meet the factory standards required to run pool cleaners efficiently. Do not make this wrong decision – always use authentic Zodiac parts.

If you need a new pump or Polaris parts for a Polaris pool cleaner, visit their website.

Moreover, whenever you hire a person to install a Polaris system at home, make sure that he or she is a professional with a license and the requisite qualifications for handling pool equipment in your domicile.

How to prepare and install the quick connect barb and connector nut.

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