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Old 01-04-2014, 08:47 PM   #1
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Is there such thing as a too powerful sump pump?

We ran our setup today and the water in the sump gets below the pump then it pumps air. We tried adding more water but it does the same thing

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:07 PM   #2
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You can add a t joint with a ball valve to direct water back into the sump to ensure your pump doesn't pump all of the water out and burn up.

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:08 PM   #3
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:09 PM   #4
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Something like this?

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:12 PM   #5
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That is it. Just add a t joint coming from your sump pump back to the front of the sump. Then add the ball valve coming off the t joint. It takes a little tweaking to find the perfect balance. But once you do you won't have to mess with it again.

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:12 PM   #6
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If I was at my house I would show you my 125 setup.

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What's a t joint

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:15 PM   #8
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Can't figure out how to upload pics.

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:18 PM   #9
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I looked it up

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:19 PM   #10
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I'll see if I have one

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