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Old 06-10-2007, 09:44 AM   #1
 
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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.

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Old 06-10-2007, 10:07 AM   #2
 
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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
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Old 06-10-2007, 10:12 AM   #3
 
I might also be cavitating.

Did you use the recommended size of tubing?

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Old 06-10-2007, 12:05 PM   #4
 
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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.

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