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Fluval U3 filter issues

sammy12349

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Hi guys, new here so bare with.
I've recently had issues with my Fluval U3 filter.
The motor doesn't sound like it is kicking in properly like it did when i first bought the filter and it creating a lot of excess bubbles from the top airflow pipe.
It is very noisy and almost intermittent when working...
I didn't know if any of you have had or known an issue similar or the same or any ideas or suggestions on fixing it?
Thankyou
 

essjay

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It could be air caught in the impeller well. Try tilting it while it's running - be careful not to point it out of the tank or you'll get a shower.
It could also be muck in the impeller well - have you cleaned it recently?
 
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