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Old 03-02-2011, 03:28 PM   #9
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RE: Leaving the air conditioner on

Larry M wrote:

* What I have seen happen twice*is that the AC*pump has sucked something into the intake that has caused the AC units to thermally shut down do to lack of water, as they were designed for.* In both cases I was around so I didn't burn out the pump.*
********* The intake was blocked on the outside of the boat?

********* Or was the internal strainer totally clogged?

********* Is there a lot of eel grass in your waters?

********* Good point about being there to monitor the operation.


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