I started out thinking that I would replace the factory bilge pump in my Mr. Pike with an automatic GPH after seeing the new Tundra that sank. So I unscrew the 8" access cover in the splashwell and locate the pump, grab hold of the top of it and it falls off! I didn't even twist it! The supposed to be detachable base is pop riveted to a bent aluminum plate scrap that is attached to a stringer by 2 more rivets. Obviously this plate and the pump has been bouncing off of the hull plate all these years and did a number on the original pump, cracking the case and the plastic tabs that held it to it's base.
how do i install an on off switch on my bilge pump?
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We have prepared a guide to answer this question, to view it click here. They transmit impulses which activate the pump, and turn it off. Normally, no. It depends on if the boat is in the water.
Wire and Plumb Your Bilge Pump Properly
In a boat, electricity is stored in one or more batteries. They can hold an enormous amount of energy, capable of pushing hundreds, or even a thousand amps more than your entire house uses … so care must be taken, and proper circuit protection should not be ignored. Greatly generalizing the topic here, but you usually run into two types of batteries in the size of boat we deal with:.
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