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Altech condensate pump - turns on ok but when it turns off there is a harsh metalic rattling sound. any ideas what the problem could be?

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I am wondering if the impeller is loose on the pump shaft. or the bearings are shot. When it starts up there is enough pressure so it stays solid on its shaft but when it shuts down it has no running pressure so it rattles. The only way I know of getting into it would be to remove the pump and possibly removing the housing to get to the pump shaft. It may run like this for a while but sooner or later will just seize up or fly apart. I just replaced one that was six months old and the pump was under warrentee so they replaced it.
The bearings were shot.

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Your probably going to have to remove the rear panel and take a look to see what is causing the noise.
Disconnect the power cord and exhaust tube, remove the rear panel and check for anything loose.
You can also pop the lid and fold it back to inspect the top of the tub and belt. Roll the drum all the way around and inspect the belt for "chunks" missing.
If you include your model number, I can send you a web site that will show you an exploded view of the dryer.
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