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The flood light stays on and the pump will not work


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Watchdog sump pump want stop beeping


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I installed this pump to company specs and don't understand why it's not working. I brought it back to the place that i purchased it and they got it to work. What am i doing wrong? Municipal water is...


How high does the pump have to lift, in feet from the water in the sump to the highest point of the piping?
While the pump is running, what is your municipal water pressure near the sump pump?
You saw it work in the store, were those conditions different?
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How to troubleshoot toilet sump pump?


Unplug the sump pump. Bail out the sump pump to expose the pump's machinery.

Inspect the rod attached to the motor on the top of the sump pump. Move it up and down manually to see if it moves smoothly. Corrosion will keep the rod from moving smoothly. Clean the float road with steel wool.

Inspect the float ball. If it contains water, you need to replace it. Unscrew the float ball from the end of the float rod and screw on a replacement float ball.

Inspect your sump pump's check valve. It has an arrow on it. The arrow should be pointing away from the pump. If it's pointing towards the pump, remove and reinstall the check valve.

Locate the small weep hole between the check valve and the pump. Clean it out with a pipe cleaner.

Inspect the impeller, which is the fan-like piece that sits near the bottom of the pump's tank. If it is clogged by debris, then it will not turn properly. Unbolt the impeller and clean away any debris you find. Reinstall the impeller with new gaskets and sealant. Locate and replace the mesh filter in the sump pump, since only a damaged or missing filter would allow debris to get near the impeller.
Below is troubleshooting work, web link, through to assist you in that.
http://www.plumber-washingtondc.com/articles/sump-pump-troubleshooting

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Just purchased a home with water ace sump pump.


That's the idea; if you lift the float the water starts pumping because it works off of that float. That type of pump is usually meant for water that is in a tub or bucket, so that when the water reaches a certain height and causes the float to rise allowing the pump to kick on. I use a pump like that to pump our the drained water from my washing machine in my basement, i let the water go into a big 50 gallon drum and then once the drum is half full i have it set so the float rises and pumps out the water. That being said, if you are putting this in your basement at floor level, you would need to get a 10 gallon bucket meant for sump pumps (you can get one at your local home store) and rent a jackhammer if your basement is concrete and put the bucket in the floor and the sump pump in the bucket, this is called a sump pit. Another option is to get whats often called a "floor ******" pump. Its a pump that sucks the water out when it reaches around a half inch of depth and it can be used in several feet of water (I've used these as well, there is no float involved), and it can be set on level ground there is no sump pit needed. The one thing with my pump you may not want, is that it's constantly running because its constantly monitoring for water so that a lot of water will not build up (especially if water can damage some thing in the surrounding area) . You can check out all the types at your local home store.

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Sump pump float


The switch has failed. Replace it with a new mercury type rated to handle the pump.

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Sump pump over heat?


No because the water temp will keep it cool and there is a safety factor built into the pump

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My sump pump fails to work during big rains. If I


if you dont know how old it is and think it is really old replace floods are never fun

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