sump pump wont quit running

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Old 03-21-07, 03:02 PM
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sump pump wont quit running

the float in the pump sticks in the down position and wont come back up causing the motor to keep running. i unplug it move the pump around and plug it back in, it works well for awhile then does it all over again. HELP!
 
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Old 03-21-07, 11:24 PM
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Presumably, the float has not become full of water? If not, the internal switch probably has had it. I'm no expert, so I have no idea if you can just replace the switch without being a small engine-type mechanic. I doubt I'd be able to. I think it's time for a new pump...

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Old 03-22-07, 04:54 AM
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More details please. Type/make of pump. Type of switch, age, digital pic, etc. Hard to say anything other than replace the pump without more information.
 
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