Can you explain this a bit more:
then the Jacob valve may be sticking open. It should be cleaned and lubricated every season.
What do you use for lubrication, how do you tell if its sticking open?
I am a neophyte in the head maintenance department.
--- In email@example.com, Artstree@... wrote:
> There are a couple of things that may be creating the smell.
> * Leave a little water in the bottom of the bowl for a water seal. If
> the smell dissipates then the Jacob valve may be sticking open. It should
> be cleaned and lubricated every season.
> * While you have the pump apart check the piston cylinder very
> carefully for any hairline cracks. I left some residual clean water in the pump
> over one winter and it created a hairline crack. It took me a while to find
> it. After that, I pumped antifreeze through the entire system and not just
> down the bowl.
> * As David mentioned another possibility is the tank itself.
> Keep us posted on the ultimate cause.
> Art Harden
> Sea Belle Capri 26 #151
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