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Old 27-09-2013, 14:16   #1
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Heads Bilge float switch replacement


We have a Lagoon 440 4 head version. We recently realised that the float switch in the heads bilge has stopped working resulting in the pump constanlty running. has anyone replaced this float switch? or for that matter fixed it. I have installed another float switch form another head on the boat and it doesnt work.

if anyone could point me to the right supplier and or a remedy then that would be great. We are currently in Panama so we have access to marine warehouse delivery and the amazing arturo.

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Old 27-09-2013, 15:30   #2
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Its a industrail switch that comes from a company in the usa.
There was a link to it on the lagoon yahoo users forum.
Lots of data and connections there for lagoons and parts

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Old 27-09-2013, 17:32   #3
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Re: Heads Bilge float switch replacement

I switched to a Johnson Controls swithch from West Marine after having two Rule switches die after a year or so of service. The Johnson Controls switch has been working for three years. Of course, since I went to a dripless coupling on the shaft log, it's had a lot less cycles put on it.
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Old 29-09-2013, 14:45   #4
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Re: Heads Bilge float switch replacement

These things generally die at three years ( because thats when the warranty runs out!). If one goes the other/s will not be far behind. Ive just replaced mine with Rule 1500l/min units with the built in float swith. Working fine so far. Dont forget to clean them regularly particularly if you have girls with long hair!
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