areator works but live well wont fill. areator works but live well wont fill.
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    areator works but live well wont fill.
from captain howdy (  
7/4/2007 12:38:00 PM


 areator hum away. i can't find livewell pump. it's not making any noise. please help.

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   the boat is a G3 V186 v hull from captain howdy (  7/4/2007 12:40:00 PM

   Fill pump from Skeeter (  7/4/2007 12:46:00 PM
 Areator pump and fill pump are 2 seperate pumps check that you got power at fill pump could be fuse,,,,or bad pump

   one more question. from captain howdy (  7/4/2007 12:57:00 PM
 i can't find the pump. i know when i turn pump on it used to fill both livewells at the same tim.

   I looked at from The perchjerker  7/4/2007 1:40:00 PM
 the specs on G-3 website.It states that there is ONE 500 gph pump.The pump should be located in the battery compartment.There is probably a removable panel on the rear of the livewell.Sorry I can't help more, but thats where pumps are located in most boats.Good Luck

   Air lock ? from Toonafish  7/4/2007 4:06:00 PM
 If the boat only has one pump that fills and areates the well, it may have an air lock. You will need to remove the hose attached to the pump (aerator) and allow water to siphon through the hose , then re-connect it.

   Pump from BobH (  7/5/2007 6:32:00 AM
 I'm not that familiar wiith the G3 but the pump should be somewhere in the bilge near the livewells. There has to be a panel or some form of access. Call a G3 dealer or the factory and ask them.

   Air Lock from Fisherboy  7/5/2007 7:33:00 AM
  I have the same problem on my boat. Try this: turn on the pump, put the boat in reverse and back up aboout 20 feet. If you are having an airlock problem, it will begin to fill the livewells.

   Fisherboy is right from KenB (  7/5/2007 10:57:00 PM
 I had an airlock problem last year. Hit the fill switch, if no flow put the boat in reverse. If the well begins filling then, it's probably air locking. If it doesn't fill, then there may be a clog or a non-working pump.

To stop airlock, the pump must be the lowest point in the plumbing. The hose must steadily rise above pump level to the livewell.

Mine was easy, just re-routed two hoses.



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