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Bilge pump #10613806 02/12/15 06:04 PM
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Bilge pump screaming and loud! Bilge pump going out?


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Re: Bilge pump [Re: RangerBass21] #10613834 02/12/15 06:15 PM
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may have something lodged in it.


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It has to be a bearing beginning to seize up. Replace it, it will fail when you need it most.


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Re: Bilge pump [Re: RangerBass21] #10614668 02/12/15 11:42 PM
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It hasn't ran in awhile, 6 months, bought the boat month ago, turn it on it screams, someone told me it's dry, pour a little water on it and it'll quiet down? A livewell pump does the same but not as loud and other livewell pump is quiet.


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Re: Bilge pump [Re: RangerBass21] #10615958 02/13/15 02:06 PM
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But, the noise is NOT normal and does indicate something is failing. My advice is to replace it while it is NOT causing you a flooding problem on the lake; it's a preventive maintenance item!!

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Since you never know when you will REALLY need the bilge pump, I would just go ahead and replace it. Take a look at it as many of them have replaceable cartridges instead of having to replace the complete pump. As the other person recommended, I would pump some water through the livewell pump to see if quiets down.

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