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DooSPX
10-17-2009, 06:08 PM
what is the best pump to replace the factory auto one? but I would like to have one that does not have an exteral float?
thanks

TMCNo1
10-17-2009, 07:27 PM
what is the best pump to replace the factory auto one? but I would like to have one that does not have an exteral float?
thanks


If the pump is bad or the float switch is bad, replacing either one of the components is easier and cheaper than replacing the whole thing, as most times it's the switch that has got gummed up and has become inoperable,
http://www.skidim.com/products.asp?dept=1004

DooSPX
10-17-2009, 10:28 PM
It works, but the switch has to be lifted atleast halfway or more to activate the pump. that is about 4 inches of water in the bilge.
I think that I would be more confortable with something that picked up an inch of water in the bilge than 4 inches.

94PS190
10-18-2009, 11:08 AM
Mine leaves too much water in the bilge as well, but I just turn it on manually. For me the auto switch is more af a saftey than anything else. I do agree, it would be nice to have the auto setting keep the bilge dryer, but it's not that big of a deal.

TEAL98
11-09-2009, 12:01 AM
Hmm, interesting, I've got auto on mine but it seems to me that it's on a timer rather than a depth level reading. Could be wrong as I haven't paid particular attention to it, but I could've sworn that when I heard, it was extremely intermittent and nobody had gotten in or out of the boat for those 30-45 minutes. Anyways, I just manually flip mine on because of this. Oh, I think I did this because I left the blower switch on for about 10 minutes and it stopped working so i got a little self-conscious and decided i would pay close attention to the bilge, not let it get too much, and pump a little at a time when I had to. Just being over-cautious and maybe a little anal, but I love my boat, try to respect it so she respects my wallet:rolleyes:

tph
11-09-2009, 02:10 PM
This one looks interesting!

http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/producte/10001/-1/10001/92456/377%20710%201520/0/Bilge%20Pumps/Primary%20Search/mode%20matchallpartial/20/Most%20Popular|1?N=377%20710%201520&Ne=0&Ntt=Bilge%20Pumps&Ntk=Primary%20Search&Ntx=mode%20matchallpartial&Nao=20&Ns=Most%20Popular|1&keyword=bilge%20pump&isLTokenURL=true&storeNum=11&subdeptNum=75&classNum=304