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What do you mean by “pausing air” do you mean the pump is cycling or is there air coming out of the muffler? If the pump is cycling check to make sure it’s not leaking out in the bay. If it’s leaking out in the bay then one of the solenoid valves is bad or has debris under the seat. If it just leaking air out of the muffler the pump is bad, replace the pump.
 

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I guess you would say it’s constantly cycling air. I’ll check you suggestion. Thanks Randy!
 

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does anyone repair them or just discard them?
I tried a few times to repair them. I've had them leak or spew the pumped liquid out the exhaust or let air out with the pumped liquid or stall or hiss air on one side of the cycle, all these conditions I tried to fix with the various kits. At best I'd have the pump work again for a couple weeks. There are three kits to completely rebuild them. Any two of those kits costs as much as a new pump. IMO it's not worth it since they're still pretty cheap and I get five years out of a new one. I clean my wash myself, I don't have time to deal with Flojets. I have the quick-change mounts on them all. 30 seconds and a pitch in the trash and I'm over it.
 

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We only use the Flojet pumps on the Foam brush so they last a really long time. We stopped using the Flojet pumps on Presoak and tire cleaner 20 plus years ago and installed Procon pumps. We get more pressure out of the Procon pump, we run them at around 125psi. I can’t remember when I had a pump problem.
 
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We only use the Flojet pumps on the Foam brush so they last a really long time. We stopped using the Flojet pumps on Presoak and tire cleaner 20 plus years ago and installed Procon pumps. We get more pressure out of the Procon pump, we run them at around 125psi. I can’t remember when I had a pump problem.
Randy can you explain the benefits of the Procon pumps on the pre soak and tire cleaner at 125 PSI? I just don't know the benefit yet as I'm always learning. Thanks
 

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Randy can you explain the benefits of the Procon pumps on the pre soak and tire cleaner at 125 PSI? I just don't know the benefit yet as I'm always learning. Thanks
At 125psi it gives the customer the impression that they are really getting something, it has a nice fan effect at the nozzle. I might cut it back to 100psi and see how it comes out. I like the longevity that the Procon pumps have given us. I think I’ve replaced 2 Procon pump heads in 20 plus years.
 

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At 125psi it gives the customer the impression that they are really getting something, it has a nice fan effect at the nozzle. I might cut it back to 100psi and see how it comes out. I like the longevity that the Procon pumps have given us. I think I’ve replaced 2 Procon pump heads in 20 plus years.
Thanks Randy this is helpful to always improve chemical presentation.
 
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