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Old 20-06-2008, 07:06   #1
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spewing impeller pump

I replaced the impeller in the pump, but now it spews water out the side (not through the front or rear seals). Never did that before -- what could it be?
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Without seeing it, it sounds like water coming out the "weep" hole between the seals. It's so that a leak past one of the seals drips out of the pump rather than being forced past the other seal. Might have gotten one of the seals cocked while replacing the impellar.
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Cover plate gasket or impeller cam screw loose?
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Cover plate gasket or impeller cam screw loose?

I agree. Be careful if the cover plate screws are made of brass. I sheared one of those before and it was a nussance to get everything together again. The hardest part I had was finding a metric screw in stainless.
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Just check and ensure that the old impeller is the same width as the new one. If the impeller is too long, it may not allow the plate to screw up correctly. Only other thing I can think of is the gasket. You did put the new gasket in I assume??
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