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post #1 of 5 Old 02-28-2008, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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Canister Filter - Very noisy

Hi There everyone,

I have a Via Aqua 750 canister filter that is a few years old now. Seems to have gotten very noisy and the water flow appears to have slowed a lot.

Any idea what could have gone wrong? Is there any replaceable components?

I really don't have too much of a clue! Any suggestions would be gratefully appreciated.[/quote]
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-28-2008, 07:49 PM
I don't have a filter such as yours. So I went Googling. I have found that most noise occurs in you make and model of filter after cleaning. (I have attatched a link at the bottom of the post). My Magnums do the same thing, occasionally. I have found that this can be attributed to air in the lines or canister, or particles rubbing the impeller.

http://www.aquahobby.com/products/e_viaaqua.php
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-29-2008, 05:33 AM
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Check the impeller rod, sometimes they break over time making the impeller spin all weird and make a lot of noise and ruin flow.
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-01-2008, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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Cheers,
I will check out the impeller. (Not that I know where that is!) Will pull it apart and have a look anyway.

Will let you know what I find.
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-03-2008, 03:34 PM
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hi
how did you get on ?
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