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#12764302 - 05/21/18 08:10 PM Bilge pump continuous running
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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Loc: Plano,Texas
Junk under the float?
Cure?

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#12764306 - 05/21/18 08:12 PM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: forkduc]
Bruce's Guide Service Offline
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Registered: 09/04/03
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Loc: southlake
I have always wrapped my pumps in screen to avoid them getting things stuck in them.
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#12764892 - 05/22/18 09:42 AM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: Bruce's Guide Service]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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Loc: Plano,Texas
Good advice. How to fix? High pressure wash?

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#12764917 - 05/22/18 10:01 AM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: forkduc]
rsmith Offline
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Registered: 11/11/03
Posts: 302
Loc: killeen tx
get a ultra pumpswitch jr they are pricy but good

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#12765106 - 05/22/18 12:10 PM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: forkduc]
tricky Offline
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Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 765
Loc: little elm texas
Is it your automatic bilge?
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#12765538 - 05/22/18 04:21 PM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: tricky]
forkduc Offline
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yes, automatic

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#12765748 - 05/22/18 06:58 PM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: forkduc]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
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Loc: Arlington
can you access it easily? If so remove, clean and reinstall. If not then try a pressure wash or even blower. Not sure how it is wired up but might just put a switch and make it a manual.

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#12766349 - 05/23/18 09:20 AM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: Bobby Milam]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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I'm going to try the high pressure tire scrub at the car wash on the whole area. Pumps are at the very bottom of the bilge area in an FX21.

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#12766495 - 05/23/18 11:19 AM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: forkduc]
Madatu Offline
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Registered: 02/21/17
Posts: 153
Loc: Texas
I had an old switch that shorted out and ran all the time. Might see if that is the issue.
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#12766496 - 05/23/18 11:20 AM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: forkduc]
Madatu Offline
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Registered: 02/21/17
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Loc: Texas
I had an old switch that shorted out and ran all the time. Might see if that is the issue.
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#12768278 - 05/24/18 02:30 PM Re: Bilge pump continuous running [Re: Madatu]
forkduc Offline
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Thanks
Hopefully flushing it out will solve the problem.

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