2-21. PUMP COVER AND INLET SEAL - lNSPECT/REPAIR/REPLACE (Cont)
Reach index finger into inlet port of housing (2)
and push inlet seal (6) up. Remove inlet seal from
impeller chamber. Remove and discard preformed
Cleaning solvent can be hazardous to
your health. Use solvent only in well venti-
lated areas. Avoid breathing solvent
vapors. Do not use solvent near an open
flame or other source of high heat. Al-
ways wear gloves, apron, and goggles
when using cleaning solvent. Store solvent
in approved metal container only.
Wash impeller housing (2), pump cover (4), and
inlet seal (6) with non-woven cleaning cloth (Item
1, Appendix C) and dry cleaning solvent (Item 7,
Run your finger along the packing groove edges of
the pump cover. Feel for any scratches or sharp
edges that may damage preformed packing.
Remove sharp edges of nicks or scratches using
500 or 600 grit, wet or dry emery paper. After
sanding, clean surface with solvent.
If edges of packing groove is chipped or broken,
replace pump cover.
Visually check drain port threads. If damaged, re-
place pump cover.
Run your finger along the packing seat of inlet
seal (6). Feel for any scratches or sharp edges that
may damage preformed packing. Remove sharp
edges of nicks or scratches using 500 or 600 grit,
wet or dry emery paper.
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