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Screeching Noise From A Chugger Pump? – Here’s How to Fix it

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

A Chugger Pump is often an essential piece of brewing equipment that holds a special place in many avid homebrewer’s hearts. In its simplest form, it is used to transfer hot and cold liquids between brewing vessels. Over time, however, many homebrewers have encountered what seems to be the common issue of a noisy Chugger Pump. All it takes is a simple Google search, and you will easily find a plethora of articles, videos, and forum posts where homebrewers are complaining of the issue and attempting to solve it. Typically it begins with the pump vibrating, then the vibrations quickly escalate into a loud, grinding or screeching noise until finally, the pump stops moving liquid entirely. This well-documented problem has even been mentioned in Brew Your Own magazine, when Chugger released its newest pump (Chugger X-Dry Pump) that was actually marketed against the noisy problem. Identifying the Problem: What IS Read the full article…