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Do I need to have a weep hole for the sump pump
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you get the impeller of from removing the complete side case ( not only the water pump cover) then you can remove the water by unlock the internal water pump shaft....replace OIL SEAL
93109-11073-00 and also OIL SEAL,SD-TYPE
93102-12321-00 just to have you're mind in piece..they are so unexpensive that you d'ont wanna take any chance for 4.00 usd.....
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
hello sounds like its running hot to be pushing out of overflow, you will need water pump if its coming out of weep hole, good luck
Posted on Mar 31, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks for the help. "
that is not an overfill hole it is a seal and bearing drain hole, this means the shaft seal has failed, u will need to replace the water pump
Posted on Apr 17, 2010
Testimonial: "This would account for the rattle i can here also from the pump. Many thanks Ian "
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The orientation for a sump pump/check valve are the pump is in the bottom of the pit, the discharge pipe leads up into a check valve, usually very close to if not threaded into the pump discharge, and then the pipe continues up and out to wherever your water discharges to. The weep hole needs to be below the check valve.
The hole is there to prevent an air lock in the pump which would prevent it from moving water.
If the water trapped in the vertical run of the discharge pipe is returning to the pit once the pump shuts off the problem is the check valve is not holding or the hole is on the wrong side of the flapper assembly. Did the check valve come with the unit? If not, you will need to fix it if you can or replace it.
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