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Old 01-05-2005, 01:43 AM   #1
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Maxi-jet powerhead

hey i just bought a maxi jet 600 powerhead and after about 3 days it started humming really loud so i took it out.Anybody elses does this?if so did you fix it.

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Old 01-05-2005, 06:21 AM   #2
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pulling it apart and cleaning the impeller is the only maintenance I have ever had to do. If that dosen't work look into a replacement.

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Old 01-05-2005, 08:17 AM   #3
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have 3, nothing like that happened to mine. definately exchange it.

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Old 01-05-2005, 11:05 PM   #4
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they have a warranty for 1 year i think but try cleaning the insides good first
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If there isn't any trash in the impeller chamber, you have a defective PH. These are the best inexpensive PH's available IMO. I have some that are 6 years old and still running. Shouldn't be any problem to get it warrantied.
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