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Pump not pumping water

My pump was working fine until the temp dropped to single digits and I noticed it not pumping. I unplugged it and now it is raining so I plugged it back in. I sounds like it is on but when I submerge it it does not pump water. The float rises adn it sounds like it is going to work but it does not.

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  • rmonica76 Feb 08, 2009

    the same exact thing is happening to me. The pump stopped sucking the water and it sounds like it's working but it's not.

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Make sure the outlet is clear of debris so it can pump it out,, if it was trying to pump while frozen it could have broke the impeller, so it sounds like it is working but it isn't, motor running but propeller just sitting still,, time for a pump

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

  • gary miller
    gary miller Jun 29, 2009

    the impeller is probobly broke due to it running in freezing weather could have got ice in it or the line was clogged and just broke it, did you check the line to make sure it was clear?

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