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Old 08-24-2020, 01:54 PM   #1
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Noisy water pump

Has anyone found a way to lessen the noise from the water pump?
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Old 08-24-2020, 02:04 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by JRAir View Post
Has anyone found a way to lessen the noise from the water pump?

The off switch work pretty well.
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Old 08-24-2020, 02:33 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by TheCols View Post
The off switch work pretty well.


Seriously . . . FYI there are lots of threads/posts on the widely-shared problem of a "noisy pump:"


You might also want to check the "Plumbing" forum and its sub-forums:


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Old 08-24-2020, 03:50 PM   #4
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My pump is mounted on a shelf that was held down by two screws. One came loose, so the shelf rattled, amplifying the noise the pump makes. Adding a few screws to the shelf helped a lot.
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Old 08-24-2020, 06:41 PM   #5
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Wayne&Sam is onto something!

The noise is vibration reverberating through the trailer. Best way to lessen the noise is to isolate the pump so it can shake but not transfer the vibrations. Soft Rubber blocks could be used under the pump and mounted so the hardware does not go from the floor to the pump. Think of a motor mount and how it isolates vibration. I am sure there is something out in cyberspace that could help.

Something like this: https://www.grainger.ca/en/product/p...PC:+Google+PPC

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