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Old shower pump replaced but new one not working

Postby Lpen » Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:27 pm

Our old shower pump was getting weaker and eventually stopped working and gave off a burning smell. We have replaced the shower pump and the new pump won’t work. It makes a short noise when switched on but does not increase the shower flow. Can anyone suggest what might be the issue and help us resolve it? Have contacted a lot of plumbers but everyone seems very busy.
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:48 pm

Hi lpen
You do not give very much detail about the installation but if you have replaced old pump with a new one with the same spec then the most likely problem will be that you have an air lock in the pump. Clear this and the pump may work.
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