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Old 08-02-2009, 11:05 PM   #61
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Then your pump is too small and your sump will likely flood.
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Not really. If the pump is weak, you will just get less flow. The overflow will only drain as much as the pump pushes back into the tank. If the pump was too strong, the overflow wouldn't be able to keep up and the tank would overflow.
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