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I have been called out to look at a Sanibest system which stays on all the time. My guess is probably float switch related. Are there any service/maintenace instructions other than the user instructions available from the Saniflo website? Alternatively could it be anything else other than the float switch?

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I had the same issue before. Definitely has to do with the float switch. Could be that a piece of solid is stuck at the bottom of the float switch or the membrane (black rubber piece at bottom of flat switch) may be warped/deteriorated and will need to be replaced.

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