Question about Flotec FPSC2250A Submers. Sump Pump w/ Vertical FS, 1/3HP"

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Worked nicely for 2 years. Following long deep freeze, motor does not respond to float switch. I don't hear or feel any click when I lift the float.

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    David McGown Apr 04, 2015

    Called the manufacturer and they said use the 3-year warranty and swap it for a new one.. (p.s. - the new ones are only guaranteed for 1 year)

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Not sure what the problem is but one should never let a sump pump freeze as ice pressure will break certain parts inside the pump. You can tell if the pump itself is ok by bypassing the switch and touching live wires on the wires coming out of the pump. If the pump itself works the switch is defective.

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