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.... My problem is the pump will not turn on unless a turn it slightly and then it only runs for a few seconds or few minutes and then shuts off. I have raised and lowered limits to see it I can get it to trigger but no luck. When I manually start it, it does circulate water through tubing . Any suggestions?? Am I missing something, I bought the incubator separate with add on pump because I found it cheaper.... Do I need to change something in the settings?
What is your humidity reading on the display, and what is your humidity set at? The pump only runs a little while at a time, normally.
Did you also use water in the wells?
You might try to take the water out of the wells and double check the electrical connection where the pump plugs into the top near the control panel. Also double check that the tubing is wrapped correctly. (You may have done all this already.)
My manual (for my 20) is packed in a box or I'd go over it with you, but I have found that Brinsea customer service is very helpful and should be able to help you troubleshoot.
Hopefully you can get a bit of advice from @Yorkshire coop
Edited by FridayYet - 1/14/16 at 7:51pm
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One thing I would double check also, and I'm only saying this because I've had this problem...twice (after much freaking out). Make sure the lid is all the way on (the back side sometimes feels like it's on but its not). The pump wont run if the temp isn't spot on or, so it seems, if the heater is having to constantly run.
On my second batch, the autoturning cradle broke and dumped my stuff on the table. Only one broke but I was a little bummed. Customer service was great, they replaced the cradle. (Tho it is the same design and materials so I'm a little reticent to trust it with a full batch)
If you use it as a hatcher, the fluff gets sucked into the inner workings where the fans are. Gotta take it all apart with a screwdriver to clean it. (I had a can of air for cleaning computers it worked well)
Sure keeps even temps, though and the turner is fantastic.