Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] model number of CAT pump on watermaker.
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Ian and everyone with a CAT pump,
There is a lot of vibration on this pump. Those bolts will become loose because of the vibration from the pump...if they get loose, they will shear.
Check those bolts periodically...I m not sure how often. Both the Inlet Manifold (2) and the Discharge Manifold (4)
It is a M10 allen head bolt that takes a M8 Allen wrench. They should be torqued to 18 foot lbs.
CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Amel School http://www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
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