Introduction

Follow this guide to remove and replace or repair the spout on a Bush pump.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: An effective pump should return at least 10 liters. Image 2/2: 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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Slide the bearing rod out of the head. Image 2/3: Inspect the bearing rod and head for any wear or tear. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/2: Use caution not to drop the riser main, as this can damage the pump cylinder. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/3: Place a pump rod clamp around the rod, and tighten it securely against the pump rod. Image 2/3: Carefully lower the riser main and slider to allow it to rest on the rod clamp. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/2: Set the slider in a sanitary place to prevent contamination. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: Firmly screw a T-handle onto the pump rod. Image 2/3: If you are replacing the above ground riser main, leave the T-handle attached until you are ready to install the replacement part. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Inspect the spout for obstructions or potential contaminants. Image 2/3: Place the spout on a clean surface to prevent any contamination. Image 3/3: Place the spout on a clean surface to prevent any contamination.
  • Use a pipe wrench to loosen and remove the pump spout.

  • Inspect the spout for obstructions or potential contaminants.

  • Place the spout on a clean surface to prevent any contamination.

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Conclusion

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

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