Introduction

This guide will walk you through the procedure to remove the above grade riser pipe. You can then replace it with a new one, or perform any necessary repairs on it.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Test pump performance by pumping 40 strokes. An effective pump should return at least 10 liters.
  • Test pump performance by pumping 40 strokes.

  • An effective pump should return at least 10 liters.

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Remove the two pins connecting the handle to the slider. Remove the two pins connecting the handle to the slider.
  • Remove the two pins connecting the handle to the slider.

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Pull the two lever arms away from the slider. Pull the two lever arms away from the slider.
  • Pull the two lever arms away from the slider.

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Lift the two pins attaching the pump frame to the head and handle up, off of the pump frame. Lift the two pins attaching the pump frame to the head and handle up, off of the pump frame.
  • Lift the two pins attaching the pump frame to the head and handle up, off of the pump frame.

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Throughout this step, make sure you support the handle and head with at least three hands. Slide the bearing rod out of the head. Inspect the bearing rod and head for any wear or tear.
  • Throughout this step, make sure you support the handle and head with at least three hands.

  • Slide the bearing rod out of the head.

  • Inspect the bearing rod and head for any wear or tear.

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Remove the head and handle, and place them on a clean surface to prevent contamination.
  • Remove the head and handle, and place them on a clean surface to prevent contamination.

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Firmly lift the riser main slider with two hands. Use caution not to drop the riser main, as this can damage the pump cylinder.
  • Firmly lift the riser main slider with two hands.

  • Use caution not to drop the riser main, as this can damage the pump cylinder.

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Use a pipe wrench to fully loosen the above grade riser pipe. Use a pipe wrench to fully loosen the above grade riser pipe. Use a pipe wrench to fully loosen the above grade riser pipe.
  • Use a pipe wrench to fully loosen the above grade riser pipe.

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Lift the slider and riser main pipe. Place a pump rod clamp around the rod, and tighten it securely against the pump rod. Carefully lower the riser main and slider to allow it to rest on the rod clamp.
  • Lift the slider and riser main pipe.

  • Place a pump rod clamp around the rod, and tighten it securely against the pump rod.

  • Carefully lower the riser main and slider to allow it to rest on the rod clamp.

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Loosen and remove both the pump rod jam nut and pump rod nut on the top of the slider. Loosen and remove both the pump rod jam nut and pump rod nut on the top of the slider. Loosen and remove both the pump rod jam nut and pump rod nut on the top of the slider.
  • Loosen and remove both the pump rod jam nut and pump rod nut on the top of the slider.

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Remove the riser main slider, and inspect it for wear and tear. Set the slider in a sanitary place to prevent contamination.
  • Remove the riser main slider, and inspect it for wear and tear.

  • Set the slider in a sanitary place to prevent contamination.

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Remove the above grade riser pipe. Firmly screw a T-handle onto the pump rod. If you are replacing the above ground riser main, leave the T-handle attached until you are ready to install the replacement part.
  • Remove the above grade riser pipe.

  • Firmly screw a T-handle onto the pump rod.

    • If you are replacing the above ground riser main, leave the T-handle attached until you are ready to install the replacement part.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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