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crosswire 02-28-2008 06:39 PM

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]

herefishy 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

Gump 02-29-2008 05:33 AM

Check the impeller rod, sometimes they break over time making the impeller spin all weird and make a lot of noise and ruin flow.

crosswire 03-01-2008 04:53 PM

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.

willow 03-03-2008 03:34 PM

hi
how did you get on ?


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