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Old 03-22-2014, 01:51 PM   #1
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Water pump acting weird

My water pump is pumping, but not running smooth. I have a 365SAQ and cannot see how to get to the water pump easily. How do you get to it? Also, I read that I should check the water pump strainer. Where do I find this? I am concerned that I may be at the beginning of pump failure and I do not want that to happen. Thanks
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Old 03-22-2014, 02:16 PM   #2
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Old 03-22-2014, 03:54 PM   #4
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Typically, a pump runs solidly and then stops when the pressure is met. my situation Is that the pump is running like a two cylinder engine that is missing on one cylinder. It seems to be going in and out, in and out. Then when the pressure is met, it will cut off and then on and then off and then on for a minute and then stops.
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Old 03-24-2014, 12:46 PM   #5
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Sounds as if the pressure is being let off somehow. Have you checked for leaks everywhere? Even small ones? I believe the water pump is in the basement behind the back wall. No, it is not easy to get to. Especially when you wear XXL shirts!
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Old 03-24-2014, 01:00 PM   #6
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I found it. It is where you said and somewhat of a tight fit. It does have a screen filter. It had a little trash in it. I was surprised that soo little trash was causing this. But it was, I am hopeful it is fixed. I was glad I went in there because there were some plumbing hoses up against the pump that I was able to tie up and away. Thanks for the feedback.
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How did U get in behind the wall? Is there an access panel?
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How did U get in behind the wall? Is there an access panel?
Yes, in the pass through, the back wall has screws in it on the curb side that you take out and that panel comes out. Inverter, water pump, heat ducts, water heater and water lines are all back there.

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If all you want to do is get to the water pump then:
There are three screws on the wall to the left of the main water panel(across from the light on the forward wall). removing those three screws will allow the wall to come out and you can then reach behind the main panel to access the pump
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