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I bought a used 5500 pump and filter . On reciept I discovered two problems. THe pump would not run and seemed to be siezed . The bioforce filter also appears faulty . On inspection the uv bulb was blown and when the housing was opened up it had rust inside . It is my belief that these items were out of water for a while before I bought them .Is it viable to attempt to fix these items.

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Hello. Honestly, I do not recommend attempting a repair. The parts are pricey, there is no returning parts; and if, in the end, you can not get it to work properly you are stll without the pump and filter. J.

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