Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Priming Fresh water pump
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Thanks for the advice, Bill
The issue is resolved for now. We managed to prime the pump from a jerrycan and everything seems fine now.
So if we imagine that there is a suction line air leak, shouldn’t it de-prime as a result and cause an issue no matter what the level in the tank? There is no (working) foot valve on the suction line as far as I could see sucking on it.
On a side note, should there be a mechanism preventing the pump from running when the tank is empty? I’m pleasantly surprised it didn’t die running empty for a few hours but I can’t imagine that it does it any good.
Lesson learnt: the fresh water pump gets switched off anytime we are off the boat.
On Wed, 10 Oct 2018 at 09:50, S/V Garulfo <svgarulfo@...> wrote: