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HOW TO CHOOSE A BILGE PUMP

BILGE PUMPS

Mount pumps level, or with the outlet facing up, to allow air to escape the impeller chamber and prevent air locks.

American Boat and Yacht Council standards require the pump be accessible to remove debris or clean

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