PSK 150 Noisy Pump

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  1. country1911

    country1911 Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Yesterday my pump for my PSK 150 skimmer started humming noisily. I figured it was time for a good cleaning so I did that today. I soaked the pump into vinegar for 4 hours and wiped it all clean. Upon reassembly, the pump still makes this noise. Is there something wrong with it, or did I miss something cleaning it? The pump still works, just is very noisy.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. country1911

    country1911 Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Monday morning bump.

    Sent from my Evo
     
  4. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Check the impeller magnet to see if it has any bumps on it.

    Let us know what noise it is making.
     
  5. country1911

    country1911 Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Will do. It is sort of like a humming, vibration noise. I half expected to find something lodged in it when I cleaned it.

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  6. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Mine is pretty loud that way also. With my bad hearing it isn't irritating though. Make sure you place the pump and skimmer on something to dampen the sound like a sponge or computer mouse pad and make sure they are not contacting the sides of your sump.