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I have a Simer 2800 jet pump. I use it to water my garden from a shallow well. Its water output has decreased significantly. I have reasons to believe that the nozzle is clogged (when we had flooding here in Rhode Island in the spring I had to disconnect the pump from the well and used it to pump out my basement - it was an emergency - in the process the pump sucked in all kinds of debris). How easy/difficult is it to open the pump and clean the nozzle? Related question - is it worth the bother? I'm thinking of buying a new Little Giant JP-050C pump - I believe this is a better pump to begin with - and it has a port though which the nozzle can be cleaned. Any advice? Best wishes - John

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Hi John. You can definitely check the impeller in you Simer. IT is made of plastic so if u were using it as a trash pump chances are you broke off some of fins which greatly reduces the output. A new impeller is not hard to install and is about a $20 dollar part. J.

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