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Old 03-01-2013, 11:52 PM   #1
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Knock off canister filter losing prime

I have a Chinese knock off Sun Sun canister filter with UV. Every couple of days it loses prime. It has no skimmer and all the intake hoses seem to be tight. I have to pump the prime button every other day to get it started again. Anyone else have this problem?
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:54 PM   #2
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Ive had this filter for maybe 2 years now, no problems yet, very quiet.
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Old 03-02-2013, 12:27 AM   #3
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Sounds like you probably have a leak at the seal.
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Old 03-02-2013, 12:14 PM   #4
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I have a SunSun 302 and I am battling the same problem. Although mine is about 2 weeks old! Has me rethinking ever getting a canister filter again.
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