Aquatap burnout backpack pump?

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  1. meridion

    meridion Well-Known Member
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    Hi guys,

    Got a BigBoy backpack, and have been using it with an aquatap for about a year or so. Anyway, when I cut the water off with the aquatap, the pump doesn’t turn off or slowdown or anything.

    Anyway, I didn’t pay attention to it, didn’t make a difference, until the other day when it just failed. The backpack just wont pump. Plenty of battery, but no pumping.

    I’m starting to think that it isn’t made to be used with an aquatap, and that it eventually has burnt out. If anyone has any experience/knowledge with this, please let me know, if I can salvage this backpack, or not ruin the other one.

    (p.s. if I leave it about a day, it works again for a little bit and then it cuts out again.)
     
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  2. johnny bravo

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    i fitted a tap on mine, when it squeeled i decided not to use the tap anymore,
     
  3. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    They are just chepo china **** backpack sprayer as I've said many times before they are not built to be used for wfp work so you are lucky to get 12 months out of it
     
  4. WWC

    WWC Well-Known Member
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    Its not the fault of the Aqua-Tap. It is reasonable to expect any pump used in WFP to have a pressure switch.

    It sounds like the pressure switch on your back pack meridion needs replaced.
     
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