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When plugged in the motor runs for a few seconds and then stops

I opened the pump and the vanes do not slide freely. This seems to be caused by the lubricant itself. I proceeded to clean it with solcent and it worked very well for a while and then the same thind occured.Is graphite a better lube for the vanes? the unit is 60,000 btu and not very old.

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Yup, its much better....


You can read regarding the problems that may be resolved after using graphite...


http://pepei.pennnet.com/display_article/352981/6/ARTCL/none/none/1/Mechanical-Carbon-Parts-Solve-Tricky-Lube-Problems/

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    taran_2005 Mar 09, 2009

    Any further help, do buzz me.



    Take Care.

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Check first the wiring on the unit, be sure that the lubricant did not damaged the rewind coil.

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Check that you do not have an oil leak somewhere, if the problem disappeared after cleaning and came back shortly after usage, then it means that is dirty again.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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    Ginko Mar 09, 2009

    If there is no leak, then the pump may be slightly defective, you would need to check gas pressure to understand if pump is working well.

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