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Old 06-12-2015, 04:01   #1
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Foot operated pump, won't now prime...?

Have 100 litre water tank">fresh water tank in keel.
Got dirty "floaties" ( white specks ).
Unbolted the 56 nuts, & took off inspection hatch.
Cleaned out and refilled.
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Now the foot operated pump only pumps air.
Tried filling the hose with water ( with tap on top of tank closed ) and then quickly trying to open tap and get pumping.
That little bit of water comes out, but then still only air coming out?
Suggestions?
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Old 06-12-2015, 22:22   #2
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Re: Foot operated pump, won't now prime...?

I'm gonna make a wild guess that you damaged the pickup tube when you cleaned out the tank, and now the tube has a leak, probably right at the top.
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