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Old 01-02-2013, 18:25   #1
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sticky bilge float

the float on my bilge pump seems to be getting stuck in the "pump" position lately. i dont know if the cold temps we are having in N.J. has anything to do with that. i have been dousing it with simple green. no help. any suggestions? thanks
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Old 01-02-2013, 18:44   #2
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Re: sticky bilge float

Its a bit hard without knowing the model. But I would pull it right down and clean all moving parts. Aside from that. Simply buy a new one.
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Old 01-02-2013, 18:52   #3
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Re: sticky bilge float

I'm with ozskipper... you aren't into a major expenditure here and the piece of mind is probably worth the investment. Phil
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