Shurflo Pump Probelem

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by iluvwindows, Jan 16, 2013.

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  1. iluvwindows

    iluvwindows Well-Known Member
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    Hi All

    My pump flow is really low and it keeps flash DE anyone know what zee problem is??
     
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  2. chip

    chip Guru
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    Don't know what flashing lights mean, don't have them, but pump could need priming
     
  3. koopmaster

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    could be a air pocket, or your battery is low. when my battery was low it kept flow low and kept showing DE
     
  4. chip

    chip Guru
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    Yeah, when I say prime it, just disconnect outlet as close to pump as poss and turn it up full for a mo, get the air out.
     
  5. mr shine

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    thats it de means dead end ,as said turn up flow controller for a few minutes and it should blast out any air blockages
     
  6. David Taylor

    David Taylor Well-Known Member
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    press the up and enter button together, you`ll get the sensitivity settings from 1 to 99 go up until it stops saying de. flow should return to normal
     
  7. David Taylor

    David Taylor Well-Known Member
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    usually if its a pressure blockage it will read p5.
     
  8. rcproperty

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    DE is short for Dead-End which is electrical engineer 'speak' for shut-off sensed. DE should be displayed when you have turned off the flow of water to your pole using a flow valve or similar. DE will be displayed until the flow is turned back on again.

    However if you are getting DE during use when you have not turned off such a valve then this means that your Dead-End calibration is not set to the right setting (too sensitive). If you look in the instructions that came with the unit you will see on page 2 that it shows how to change this setting. Simply put, press and hold the two outer buttons until CAL is displayed. Then a number will show which is your current shut-off point. If the unit is shutting off too often then you will need to increase this number by increments of 5 at a time. Then press the right hand enter button and SET will display.

    Try the system out again and see if it works if not repeat this step until it does not dead-end during use
     
  9. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    De sumtyms shows up wen u got a problem with ya hose
     
  10. crystalview

    crystalview Active Member
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    Yup or your pressure switch is knackered on the top , best way to tell is jump live wire from pressure switch to live on pump and see if it stills consists
     
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