Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Craigc1, Wreched75, MinMirny, lakefork15, Littledog
106375 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 86934
hopalong 78792
Pilothawk 75581
JDavis7873® 67385
John175 ® 65740
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 58871
Tritonman 57722
LoneStarSon® 53711
SkeeterRonnie 53103
facebook
Forum Stats
106375 Members
61 Forums
862068 Topics
12252492 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12345451 - 07/18/17 07:51 AM Aerator Pump Cartridge Won't Budge
ALY Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/11/16
Posts: 22
I am trying to replace the aerator pump on the livewell in my 95 champion. The current aerator pump is the cartridge style that twist locks into the base. For the life of me, I can not get the old pump to twist out of the base. So I am thinking I need to remove the whole aerator pump assembly from the live well. On the inside of the live well there is a plastic strainer screen where the aerator intakes water from the live well. Question: How do I get this assembly apart from the livewell? It appears to have sealant/silicon surrounding the fittings where it is sandwiched between the livewell wall. If I manage to get it off, will I need to reseal it with some marine grade sealant of some kind? If so, what is recommended? Ill try to get pics later, as I know I haven't explained it as well as possible for a lack of knowledge on the parts/pieces terminology on my part.

Thanks,
Austin

Top
#12345581 - 07/18/17 08:55 AM Re: Aerator Pump Cartridge Won't Budge [Re: ALY]
Gamblinman Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2945
Loc: Yantis, TX
Have you made sure that you have disengaged the lock?

I've had to get a screwdriver and pry on it a bit to get it totally disengaged. They can be tough, but I've never seen one seized, other then the locking mechanism.
_________________________
Texas Crappie Posse

Top
#12345695 - 07/18/17 09:51 AM Re: Aerator Pump Cartridge Won't Budge [Re: ALY]
PlanoPaul Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/16/13
Posts: 216
Loc: Plano, TX
You may look on the underside of the cartridge base, sometimes they will have set screws in them that keep the cartridge from turning and coming out.

Top
#12345771 - 07/18/17 10:38 AM Re: Aerator Pump Cartridge Won't Budge [Re: Gamblinman]
Stump jumper Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 7594
Loc: Rockwall
Originally Posted By: Gamblinman
Have you made sure that you have disengaged the lock?

I've had to get a screwdriver and pry on it a bit to get it totally disengaged. They can be tough, but I've never seen one seized, other then the locking mechanism.
plus one if it is a Mayfair. Mayfairs are yellow

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide