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Return Pump

Discussion in 'Equipment discussion' started by Daveray1975, Feb 11, 2018.

  1. Daveray1975

    Daveray1975 Registered

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    After a few years away I’ve got a new tank having Trouble with the return pump it seems to be pushing water out instead of sucking maybe be aqualocked any ideas plz??
     
  2. doug_amanda

    doug_amanda Moderator Staff Member

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    Assume you mean pushing water out the intake, what pump is it ?
    Sounds like it could be airlocked

    Doug.
     
  3. Daveray1975

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    Yeah I thought that but tried a few things but not worked
     
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    Have you any other ways I’ve tried letting a bit of air in
     
  5. jim_fitz

    jim_fitz Moderator Staff Member

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    wild one

    is it wired correctly ?
     
  6. Daveray1975

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    HI mate it’s sorted now was just airlocked now the wait for the tank to cycle water cloudy form the sand so waiting for it settle
     
  7. doug_amanda

    doug_amanda Moderator Staff Member

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    Happy days :)
     
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    Being an engineer....the first immediate action is to hit it with a hammer (small one of course). If that fails must be electrical (or a serious air lock) :risas3:
     
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