Water Pump

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  1. f6c

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    Fiamma Aqua 8 water pump running but not pumping cold or hot water, opened all taps even opened the filter just in case it was blocked but all clear.
    Many Thanks and a Happy New Year to you all.;)
     
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    Air locked?
     
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    Tried the air lock bit but would be greatfull for any instruction.
     
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    I agree with air lock, can take a while to clear, but worth looking under MH while pump is running in case you have water escaping straight through heater

    ref air lock, we have also had shower hose off and sucked hose to clear air

    good luck and happy new year to you too
     
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    Thanks ill give that a try hold up the boss is doing it now.
     
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    if you go down the sucking option, you should hear a change in pump tone just before you drown :D
     
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    The most incredibly stupid thing would be -- no water.
     
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    Thanks Brian but thats the first thing I did but to no avail.
     
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    Still trying trekkin bloody hard work on the cheeks!!!!
     
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    daft as it sounds try blowing, it might have same effect
     
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    Thanks Dave.
     
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    close all of the taps except the one closest to the pump, that raises the pressure.
     
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    Try putting shower hose on floor as it may be lower than the pump, syphon effect is what I'm thinking?
     
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    Haha, no I'm not going there, not going there at all David :xrofl:
     
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    Here's another try, get a jug and put some water down shower hose to try to prime the pump, if you don't have any water use SWMBO's gin, I'm sure she won't mind :whistle:
     
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    Thank you all ill try again in the morning;)

    Happy New Year
    Time For A PINT(y)
     
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