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Old 10-04-2006
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head water intake smell

yes we all know water sitting in the intake line can turn to a pure sulfur smell.


What has anyone done to combat this? I've added the inline blue pills but that doesn't seem to do it. The first flush each time we get back to the boat is awlful. This is a newer boat and I know my system is set up properly. Even it only 6 hours goes by the next flush is bad.

I've replaced the intake line a before to start fresh. This helps only for about 2 months.

Help please? Thoughts on how to fix this? Chlorine tablets in the intake line?


I've started a process of always shutting off the seacock to pump the head real dry. this doesn't seem to help much better and what it did a couple of times is cause an airlock in my system and the head wouldn't prime at all. I had to take off the intake and shoot a hose up there while pumping to get it to "take"



again thoughts???
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