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Suntec A2VA-7116 oil pumps discontinued by MFR.

MikeAmann Member Posts: 906
The replacement is now the bio fuel version.
This model is specially engineered for B20 use (Viton O-rings and lip seal, special materials for piston and diaphragm valve).

Does anyone know why?


  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,371
    I’d guess every jurisdiction is moving to bio so it makes sense to make everything bio rated. Why make 2?
    Same for filter and pump strainer gaskets and rings.
  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 22,078
    Sort like what happened with ethanol in gasoline. It makes no sense to manufacture something which will not tolerate biofuel, since anything which will tolerate biofuel will perform equally well (or, often, better) on regular fuel oil as well.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • MikeAmann
    MikeAmann Member Posts: 906
    That's what I was thinking. Thanks guys.