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Old 06-20-2019, 11:19 AM   #1
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Westerbeke lift pump

It looks like I'm going to need a new lift pump Westerbeke part#WB-301385
I haven't had any luck findng one in stock yet. It's looks like there are other brand pumps that will work. Has anyone replaced this lift pump with something other than a westerbeke pump? The generator is model wmd 7.7 .
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That pump is generic. Crap I can't remember the brand. No need to go to Westy.
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Flow test it first to see if it is in fact bad. Should make 3-5psi and flow pretty good.
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Have you tried Westerbeke - https://www.westerbeke.com/Product/PUMP/301385


Kind of pricey. I think any electric fuel pump will work as long as it is rated twice your maximum fuel consumption or more - say 2.5 gph or more. You should be able to pick up a diesel rated pump at the auto parts store for $25 or so that will work. That sort of pump won't have the internal filter, but I know of diesel mechanics that simply remove that filter and run the Westerbeke pumps without it.
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Have you tried Westerbeke - https://www.westerbeke.com/Product/PUMP/301385


Kind of pricey. I think any electric fuel pump will work as long as it is rated twice your maximum fuel consumption or more - say 2.5 gph or more. You should be able to pick up a diesel rated pump at the auto parts store for $25 or so that will work. That sort of pump won't have the internal filter, but I know of diesel mechanics that simply remove that filter and run the Westerbeke pumps without it.
That's how mine was running(without the filter) before I did the filter change. Thanks I'll look around.
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Flow test it first to see if it is in fact bad. Should make 3-5psi and flow pretty good.
Thanks Ski I'll check it out . All States Ag parts might have it . You sent me there a few years back for a water pump for this engine and it save me a bunch of money.
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It's a Facet pump. Get one that is 12v, 3-5psi.
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It's a Facet pump. Get one that is 12v, 3-5psi.
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I used a Holly 12v pump for awhile when troubleshooting. It worked fine with a heavy load on the generator.
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