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My friend just put in this new bilge pump.

While running it you can see a small stream of water at the bottom of the picture.

This does not seem normal or correct.
Any idea what is going on?
 

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Yes, I have had pumps like that (Attwood?). The purpose is to prevent/overcome any airlock that would keep the pump from pumping. It does seem odd, but it works and the bilge does pump all the way down because the flow stream gets less as the water lowers.

However, it could be the pump wasn't designed like that, and something is wrong like a crack in the housing.

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Thanks, I thought of that too but never saw it before.

I'll have him call the company.
 
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