[Public-list] Sink Pump Priming
gdinwiddie at alberg30.org
Wed Jun 9 14:18:29 PDT 2004
I find that the gasket under the baseplate tends to shrink on the
flipper pumps. I've used silicone goo (engine gasket goop) to fix 'em
I replaced mine with a Fynspray this spring. I've got used parts for the
flipper, if anyone wants them.
On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 05:01:50PM -0400, Gordon Laco wrote:
> Hello Al -
> Mmmmm, won't draw, eh? Sounds like a torn diaphram. If you pump is a Whale
> "Flipper" pump, which was the standard, you can get a parts kit to renew the
> diaphram and all the gaskets.
> Gord #426 Surprise
> > This past winter I flushed & drained the water tank. After refilling, I cannot
> > get the sink pump to draw water. All connections are airtight & nothing
> > appears to be wrong between the tank & the sink pump. Is there a prescribed
> > method to prime the system?
> > Al Hammond
> > Pickle #619
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