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Old 02-18-2012, 05:24 AM   #11
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No. Nothing seems to be stuck - but should the impeller free spin on the shaft? Because mine doesn't so it would have to spin the whole shaft to make the impeller move.
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No. Nothing seems to be stuck - but should the impeller free spin on the shaft? Because mine doesn't so it would have to spin the whole shaft to make the impeller move.
Yes, it should be free spinning around the shaft. Can you take the shaft out from the impeller and magnet and see if something is blocking it?
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Does it just pull straight off? I'm scared to break it but I'd like to pull it apart if I can get it working.
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Does it just pull straight off? I'm scared to break it but I'd like to pull it apart if I can get it working.
It should just come right out. Don't force it if it doesn't because then something is up.
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Old 02-18-2012, 05:37 AM   #15
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Thank you for helping me with this
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Old 02-18-2012, 05:47 AM   #16
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Thank you for helping me with this
No problem. The can be tricky.


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Closed cover. Sits flush.

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Opening cover. Twist to open.


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Shaft is connected to cover.

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Shaft and impeller separate.

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Impeller with shaft and rubber plug.

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Ok, mine is totally fixed to the shaft - it all comes out together when I pull it out. Do I need to lube it or something?
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Ok, mine is totally fixed to the shaft - it all comes out together when I pull it out. Do I need to lube it or something?
So you can't pull it apart?
The shaft doesn't move in the cover?
My cover is fixed to the shaft but if the shaft is free spinning of the cover the shaft could spin with the impeller but that is highly abnormal IME.
They grease the gaskets with petroleum jelly I'm fairly sure.
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I had to force it apart - I cleaned it and it's spinning smooth now - I ran it and it works! Thank you do much!
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I had to force it apart - I cleaned it and it's spinning smooth now - I ran it and it works! Thank you do much!
You welcome! That's great!!!!
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