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Old 10-14-2012, 05:37 PM   #1
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Somehow water has got in our air pump motor what should we do
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:00 PM   #2
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The water probably got in from back siphoning. Was the power off for a bit? Take the pump apart, dry it out well with a hairdryer, or whatever you have. Put it back together, and try it. It should be fine. Either have the pump higher than the water level, or use a checkvalve in the airline. Either will stop water from entering the pump.
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The water probably got in from back siphoning. Was the power off for a bit? Take the pump apart, dry it out well with a hairdryer, or whatever you have. Put it back together, and try it. It should be fine. Either have the pump higher than the water level, or use a checkvalve in the airline. Either will stop water from entering the pump.
We have a check valve so I have no idea how it got in there. We are going to buy a new one in the morning
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Very odd. Normally the checks will stop backflow, maybe defective. Guess keeping the pump up higher than the water level.
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Very odd. Normally the checks will stop backflow, maybe defective. Guess keeping the pump up higher than the water level.
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