Can't Get Air Out Of Pump

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  1. chip

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    Tried full bore, tried sucking it. Has it shot it?
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    when sucking it did you do it through the hose or right on the outlet of the pump??
     
  3. chip

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    Outlet, well about 8 inch of hose
     
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    if it is on full power and and not clearing it, then i i would take it apart and check it isnt blocked
     
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    and was that with it running full bore too?

    how about full bore then put thumb over hose outlet and can you feel any pressure?
     
  6. chip

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    Have took top off couldn't find anything, where would obstructions be? I daren't delve too deep into it!
    No, I turned it off before I sucked! There is water but only about 1 litre a min, pump could be shot but there's definately some air in there.
     
  7. rcproperty

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    try sucking it when pump is going

    mate had a problem like this and as soon as i sucked it while it running it soon cleared and worked again! just be ready to turn it off if it starts pumping water!
     
  8. chip

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    I'm just off to walk dog. Will try when I get back. This better not be a wind up to get me soaked!!
     
  9. rcproperty

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    no its not a wind up, i have done it, and yer if it dose kick in you can get a little wet if you cant trun it off quick, i found that out the hard way myself! lol
     
  10. chip

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    Got it up to 1.5 litre, slight improvement! Think it's had it. 4 years old at the end of the day! Don't suppose you're selling shurflo 100 psi pumps at 20 quid yet rich?
     
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