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My pump does not shut off when the float switch goes down

The pump works but it is always on, and does not respond to the float switch that is connected to the top of the pump.

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Good Morning -
I had the same problem with a freind's pump that used a free floating pump switch, first of all the sumpump hole was just barely large enough to accomadate a sump pump, I removed that pump and installed a sumpump that hat a short float connected to the top and bottom of the pump housing and my friend has had no problem.
I did build a short device to make sure the pump as'y stayed in that corner out of 2"pvc.
have a great day!!

TNmec

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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