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I have accidentally run the pump dry! I'm SCARED! T.T, need advice

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Hi all, I just received my mcp355 pump and I accidentally run the pump dry to test if it works or not. But, just now, I watched a video in youtube telling that you SHOULD NOT run your pump dry..I'm scared!Am I ruining my pump? T.T I'm so screwed!
post #2 of 18
It should be ok, as long as you didnt run it for a significant amount of time. It can handle some abuse but yea its not recommended.

Only way to find out for sure is to run the pump in your loop!
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yup if you just started the pump then turned you should be fine. but if were talking for minutes here its possible there could be some damage.
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As long as it was only a few seconds and not minutes it will be fine.
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should be all good unless you ran it for an extended amount of time
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post #7 of 18
Should be fine like others said aslong as it was for only a few seconds.
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post #8 of 18
What they said smile.gif. I've done the same unintentionally and it's still chugging away.
   
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post #9 of 18
Dry Pumping is NOT allowed!!!!!
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Dry Pumping is NOT allowed!!!!!


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