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post #6 of Old 08-30-2012
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Re: Bilge Pumps Won't Suck

I recently had a similar problem, it would prime but took forever for the level to go down. Turns out the bilge hose was composed of about 4 small pieces and at each joint it leaked like crazy. Replaced it with one continuous hose and now no problem. Amazing what PO's have done to their boats.

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