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VLX center belly leak possibilities??


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Looking for a little help on tracking down a leak. I have a 2011 VLX that seems to accumulate water in the center or bellow of the boat. It usually gains one to 4 in of water over a week long period. Which I in turn pump out with a quick hand pump. I have have inspected the fiberglass and have closely checked the keel. No issues. I also went a few days without using the ballast system so it shouldn't be coming form any of the hoses in the system. When I pumped everything out yesterday I think I saw a small leak (one drip every 20 seconds) at where one of the ballast pumps mounts to the fiberglass. It wasn't the actual pump, just at where the two meet. Is this common? Has anyone fixed this problem and if so how? My though was to get some water resistant epoxy and spread a light coat around the fiberglass next to where the pump mounts. I tried to search but couldn't find anything. Any help is apricated. I guess another question I have, my boat is an hour away or I would look is, how do the ballast pumps attach to the hull, specifically the mid-fill pump??

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