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Little Giant #506065 WRSC-6 1/3 hp

Pump not coming on

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SOURCE: hello, my little giant dinosaur pump stopped

No reset, the pump may have just failed internally, try another plugin to varify power, if no joy than look at a new pump

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SOURCE: 10 Cia, 1/2 Hp, 83 Gpm Automatic Submersible Sump Pump 10' Power Cord : my little giant punp 10-cia has water in the main ...

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SOURCE: I don't have anything in the vent hole it has threads do I need something in there? It is the little giant model wrsc-6

The vent pipe must be vented to an open air pipe.

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The big cylindrical thing at the end of the wire hanging is the switch. I believe it is a mercury switch. Try hitting this a little and see if it stops. Sometimes they get stuck. If this doesn't help, then replace that piece. Hope this helps.

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