Raw water pump Universal M-35B

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H Lechler
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Location: Marina Del Rey

Raw water pump Universal M-35B

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After 195 hours on the engine my raw water pump is leaking. You have to bend down to look at the weep holes of the pump to check for rust and moisture. Look now before the pump fails and replace it. The new pump and slightly larger brass clamps run about $320. I will submit a warranty claim to Universal and let everyone know what the outcome is.
Horst Lechler
"Seahorst" Catalina 350, #127
Marina Del Rey, CA

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Copacetic
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Joined: Thu Nov 03, 2005 2:15 am
Location: Oceanside California

Water pump rusting

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You know, the same thing happened to me on my Catalina 36 MKII, after only after a year. I'd blame Universal. Darn, I should of painted the new one, too. It looked out of place, not being gray.
Scott Townsend
Copacetic #190
Oceanside CA

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Location: Jordan Creek, NC

Raw Water Pump Leaking

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With less than 200 hours, my Raw Water Pump is leaking also. It really looks like the housing is rusting away. My dealer has made contact with Westerbeke for a replacement. Will let you know the progress.
Nelson Gainey
Last Boat
C350 #345

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Raw Water Pump M35

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My Dealer placed a warrenty claim for my raw water pump and it has been replaced with a new one. I am very pleased.
Nelson Gainey
Last Boat
C350 #345

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