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Rogergolf66 06-10-2007 09:44 AM

help pump hummm
 
I have a little giant pump I used PVC on all my connections. I have a loud humming sound. Is there any way to eliminate or minimize this sound.

Thank You
Roger

daisycutter 06-10-2007 10:07 AM

check if the little rubber"nipples" are in place on the impeller parts i lost some down the sink and the pump sounded like a jet taking off

jones57742 06-10-2007 10:12 AM

I might also be cavitating.

Did you use the recommended size of tubing?

TR

Rogergolf66 06-10-2007 12:05 PM

Well it dosn't sound like a jet but it is anoing.

It is a 1inch in & out and I am using a 1 inch pipe in and out.

Roger


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