Startup and operation – Gasboy 70 Series User Manual
MDE-4423B Series 70 and 1800 Consumer Elect Pumps Installation/Operation/Parts
STARTUP AND OPERATION
The information below should be reviewed to help verify the proper installation of your GASBOY
pump. If the installation does not meet criteria listed, as well as any Federal, State, and
Local codes and requirements, correct the problem before powering on the unit.
The unit must be properly secured.
All plumbing must be complete and tight. All liquid-carrying lines must be checked for
When DC pulsers are used in the pump, the AC and DC wires must not share any conduits,
junction boxes, or troughs.
All conduit work must be complete. All junction box covers must be secured. Conduit seals
should not be sealed until the wiring is verified through proper operation.
The unit must be properly grounded.
6. Before any testing begins, remove any water in the tank through a fill opening, using a
suitable pump. Do not use the GASBOY pump to remove water. Serious damage may
A sufficient volume of fuel must be put in the tank to insure that the liquid level is above the
bottom of the suction pipe.
Before placing nozzle into service, apply a few drops of light machine oil (such as 3-in-1) on
the stem. Operate the lever several times so that the oil penetrates the packing. This offsets
the drying action of gasoline and keeps the packing soft and pliable.
After successfully verifying the installation against the completion check list, the unit is ready for
startup. Follow the procedure listed below to perform an orderly start-up.
Turn on the circuit breaker for the pump.
Remove the nozzle from the boot and turn on the pump handle.
If your model has an automatic reset, verify that the register resets to zeros. If your model
has a reset button, push it to zero the register.
Dispense fuel. Check all plumbing for leaks at this time.
Turn the pump handle off. Open the nozzle. No fuel should be dispensed. The amount
delivered should be displayed on the register. If an optional pulser kit is attached, it will be
supplying pulses which may be recorded by an external monitoring system.
Repeat Steps 2 through 5 several times to ensure that the pump is operating satisfactorily.