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|05-16-2011 05:06 PM|
|CapitainMike||Put a stainless strainer round it and clean it regularly. its some thing that should be carried out on a regular basis'|
|05-16-2011 11:23 AM|
Gunk in the bilge
I had the same issue with my bilge pump just now and it turned out, as far as I know, to be a little hard chunk left over from last years projects that was sitting directly under the impeller in the base of the bilge pump. I'm assuming it fell out when I removed the top of the pump to see what was going on. Lesson I learned is to look for the physical culprit first before going after a potential electrical issue.
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|05-15-2011 04:42 AM|
Originally Posted by GaryHLucas View Post
I have 4 working bilge pumps, fore peak 1 manual. 1 saloon auto and manual plus float switch, 2 in the engine bilge auto with sensor its the deepest bilge in the boat and a spare pump and float switch.
If it starts to come in you got to get it out fast and a bucket is not a good idea.
|05-14-2011 11:27 PM|
|mitiempo||Not any more!|
|05-14-2011 10:39 PM|
|cruisingdream||3 year old thread|
|05-14-2011 09:09 PM|
Originally Posted by Stillraining View Post
Gary H. Lucas
|05-13-2011 03:34 PM|
Originally Posted by mauidan15 View Post
What is the make of the pump
What is the size of the fuse you are using
Is there a recommended fuse size for that pump
Are you using a float switch
What are the amps of the pump
|04-26-2008 06:59 PM|
|bubb2||You can tell allot about a man by the way he keeps his bilge. very nice Rain|
|04-26-2008 05:40 PM|
Already handled accordingly..
My bilge is different then most with a separate small extra deep depression which will only house one pump and switch..
The third big pump is under the engine
|04-26-2008 05:12 PM|
|ebs001||Unless the pump has a built in float switch the back-up pump does not have to be mounted higher than the primary only the float switch. If you mount the pump higher than the "off" point of its float switch it will not turn off.|
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