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Old 06 August 2019, 03:42   #1
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Pump issue

This is probably staring me in the face but I need a nudge!!
My pump has float switch wired direct to battery and thru normal system. When you leave on the off position the direct fails to operate switch the battery to no 2 the direct does not work but when you press the pump switch it works!! Any ideas?
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Yep thought that Charliee but thought it maybe something else. Cheers
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Yep thought that Charliee but thought it maybe something else. Cheers
Can you not do a continuity test on the switch - will prove if its your issue?
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Can you not do a continuity test on the switch - will prove if its your issue?


Thanks yes will but all points to knackered as it was working.
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Hi BB. Thanks for your thoughts but itís not the wiring itís definitely the switch. New one in tomorrow.
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Well folks. It was what we all thought knackered float switch.
Cheers for your replies.
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Are you going to replace the float switch or go for an integrated pump?

This might start a debate about the pro's and con's of each but I'm interested.
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Are you going to replace the float switch or go for an integrated pump?

This might start a debate about the pro's and con's of each but I'm interested.


Hi no had my problems in past auto ones Iíve fitted old fashioned stand alone switch.
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