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Saniflo Saniplus pumps intermittently, and I hear a a trickling somewhere back there in the pipes or the unit, but do not know how to find the leak if that is what it is. What pipe could be leakiing back in to the pump? This all started after shutting off the water flow to the house while away on a long weekend...might something have dried out that shoudn't have?

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If the discharge pipe runs vertically then the non-return valve is letting water drip back in to the tank and then it will self activate

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