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Yes it is totally sealed. Part of this I believe has to do with it's UL listing process. Check to be sure the connections aren't weeping with the water running down the pump causing it to look like it's leaking. Also, check how old it is. They usually carry a warranty which is good with the cost involved. They do not rebuild these pumps, they are all replaced. However, there are some lower cost options available now. You need to know the sizing on it (amps/horsepower), and if the connections are barbed or not and size of connections. Many online sites will have a cross reference for you hot tub.