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Old 11-17-2018, 07:30 AM   #1
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Noisy Water Pump

Our water pump is very noisy-it wasn’t always this way. It seems to pump normally but makes this loud, rapid pounding noise when running. We always been able to hear it when it was running, but never this loud. What might this mean?
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Old 11-17-2018, 07:50 AM   #2
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Water pumps are very reliable and long lasting, but as with anything mechanical it is subject to wear and ultimately failure.but I would check the rubber motor mounting system.. are the screws attaching it to the floor tight etc. and also the hoses which could be bouncing off the floor or cabinet walls may need a hanger or some kind of hold down...Generally a close look for any faults will show up and be an easy fix..
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Old 11-17-2018, 08:49 AM   #3
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Water pumps are very reliable and long lasting, but as with anything mechanical it is subject to wear and ultimately failure.but I would check the rubber motor mounting system.. are the screws attaching it to the floor tight etc. and also the hoses which could be bouncing off the floor or cabinet walls may need a hanger or some kind of hold down...Generally a close look for any faults will show up and be an easy fix..
Got to agree with this. But the fix is sometimes just something simple like an item we stored in the wrong spot may be pushing the plumbing attached to the pump against a cabinet wall. Hard to fix remote as it requires some listening to the sound and where it might be coming from. Looking at the pump while using it can help spot things like one mounting being loose so it jumps around.
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