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My macerator turns off and stops working for 10 - 15 minutes

We have a macerator and for the most part it has been fine, however since we had a new flatmate move in who has longer showers it makes a funny noise, then stops working and all the water gets blocked up. It won’t kick back in for another 10-15 minutes, at which point all the water will drain and we can use the shower and sink again. Does anyone know why this happens? Do we need to get a plumber to come and take out the macerator to see if something is blocking it or is this normal? Many thanks for your help.

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The macerator is over heating.check the maintenance opening and clean it ,but you may need a more powerful macerator,some are made only for flushing systems (as in toilets) a pro-longed use may be making it overheat.. good luck

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