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post #8 of Old 02-28-2011
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If you have a shaft seal in lieu of a stuffing box, you should not be using any grease. The shaft seal uses a carbon flange and stainless steel rotor as a seal. See the following link. If there is a leak, it might be possible to reseat the rotor, if not you will have to replace the carbon flange.
PSS Shaft Seal
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