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Old 09/28/2017, 09:41 PM   #1
gtguy256
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Angry New mp40wqd

I just purchased two new mp40wqd powerheads and one of them is significantly louder than the other. It is rattling or sounds out of balance. I have tried many times to line it up better but it makes no difference in sound. I have already sent an email to ecotech but I am wondering is this something that will go away with time, and can I run it on low overnight. Or should leave it turned off to avoid any damage?


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Old 10/03/2017, 08:37 AM   #2
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I had a similar issue the other day with my mp-10. They told me there was a break in period of a week or two. In fairness mine broke in after a day. Good product, but that should be on a card in the box. When you spend that much on a pump, you don't want to hear anything.


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Old 10/19/2017, 09:28 AM   #3
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I just purchased two new mp40wqd powerheads and one of them is significantly louder than the other. It is rattling or sounds out of balance. I have tried many times to line it up better but it makes no difference in sound. I have already sent an email to ecotech but I am wondering is this something that will go away with time, and can I run it on low overnight. Or should leave it turned off to avoid any damage?
Did yours ever quiet down? I just bought a brand new one and it's no quiet at all. I have the right gasket and everything seems to be aligned properly, but it's pretty noisy.


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Old 10/19/2017, 09:47 AM   #4
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It did quiet down I just ran it at minimum power to start and slowly ramped it up over two or three days. Now there is very little difference between the two power heads.


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Old 10/19/2017, 11:06 AM   #5
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Good to know, thanks!


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