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You likely have a pump where some water is leaking into the pump just enough to trip the ground fault. Could even be a bearing that is wearing out.Check all your wires as well for cracked or split outside insulation or wire coating as just a little split in the wires can do this as well. Probably needs a new pump. Just a thought is there any way moisture can get into your ground fault receptacle. I had to replace mine as over the years my rubber seals cracked open so when it rained hard moisture got inside. any moisture will set it off.

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