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My sump pump is making a loud humming sound and is heating the water in it.does the pump need to be replaced.recently the power went out and reseted the fuse switch.now pump appears to be heating water. not sure what brand of pump it is.

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If the pump is 220v make sure that both fuses in the unit are on. If both fuses/breakers are good and the unit isn't pumping water the unit may have froze up. Remove the power from the unit and try to manually rotate the motor shaft at an attempt to free it up. If that doesn't seem to work the bearings may need to be replaced.

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