I have an outlet in my room that is only hot when I flip a switch on the wall. I have been in places before where the switch only controls the bottom half of the outlet and the top is hot constantly. Is there a way I could do this to my current outlet?
Not if there are only two wires coming into the box, one wire attached to each side of the receptacle (outlet) unit.
The good conscientious technician or serviceperson will carry extra oils and lubricants in case the new pump did not come with oil or the oil was accidentally spilled, so the service call can be completed without an extra visit.