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Question Stuck Impeller
04-09-2018, 11:48 AM
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I have a Tunze return pump and last time I cleaned the impeller I noticed the magnetic piece was starting to corrode. I immediately took it out of service and ordered a new impeller. Unfortunately, without thinking before the new impeller arrived I put the pump back together.

I now can't remove the old impeller. I've tried soaking the pump in vinegar and water but it hasn't helped. Doesn't anyone have advice on how I can remove the old impeller so I can replace it with a new one?

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04-09-2018, 02:15 PM
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Needlenose pliers?
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04-09-2018, 02:41 PM
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As posted, just get a pair of pliers and try and pull it out.
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04-09-2018, 02:42 PM
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I've been trying that but it won't budge!
 
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04-09-2018, 02:48 PM
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The magnet probably expanded and maybe even cracked, just keep working it from side to side until it starts to move.
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04-09-2018, 03:10 PM
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Spin and pull
 

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