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I installed a new Mark II .3 hp sump pump to replace one that is old but still works. The float doesn't automaticlly turn the pump on. The float works if I hold it completely upright. The flot goes up and simply floats on its side 4 inches below water level. Please help me.

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It would appear this float requires a steeper angle to operate. Is it possible for you to mount the float cord lower or shorten it? By doing so it will close at a earlier time starting the pump. THis may be done with the use of some electrical (zip) ties.
I hope this may have assited you,
Tom

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