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Electrical Gremlins "pumps"
Help, I need some suggestions from those of you much wiser than I when it comes to AC/DC. heres a quick overview.
SV Dream Weaver, current location Bequa Grenadines. 47 Vagabond departed Boston Nov. 2010.
prior to departure
1. Replaced both orginal bilge pumps and added high water alarms.
2. added AC. Replaced cold plate circulating pump with a higher capacity to accomade AC needs.
1,The new bilge pump has failed/ replaced currently working.
2. the circulating pump has failed twice/currenly running on the orginal awaiting replacement.
3. the orginal fule transfer pump failed on route/replaced/new replacement just failed.
There is some justifaction related to the circulating pumps location being above sea level. But no good reason for a brand new bilge pump and fuel transfer pump to fail.
All seem to be overheated and locked up in some capcity.
Help?? Am i just paying my dues to the gods of Karma? or does the number of failures indicate some other potential problem. Electrical Spike?
have:shore power, generator,high output alternator, solar, wind.
Any suggestions or advise would be greatly appreciated.please remember im a sailor w a good tool kit,not an electrical engineer.
Cap "frustrated" Mac