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JRAir 08-24-2020 01:54 PM

Noisy water pump
 
Has anyone found a way to lessen the noise from the water pump?

TheCols 08-24-2020 02:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JRAir (Post 2401932)
Has anyone found a way to lessen the noise from the water pump?



The off switch work pretty well.

OTRA15 08-24-2020 02:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheCols (Post 2401934)
The off switch work pretty well.

:blink:

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

https://www.google.com/search?q=nois...=airforums.com

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

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f163/

Welcome to the forum, JRAir!

Good luck,

Wayne&Sam 08-24-2020 03:50 PM

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.

PB_NB 08-24-2020 06:41 PM

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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