How do you reset a sump pump switch?
Follow these 5 simple steps to reset your sump pump:
- Disconnect the power.
- Take the sump pump out of the basin.
- Clean out the sump pump.
- Return the sump pump to the basin and restart the power.
- Reset the sump pump.
How long do ion sump pumps last?
How Long Does A Sump Pump Last On Average? Like other appliances and equipment in your home, your sump pump won’t last forever. Averaging about 10 years, you might not notice your sump pump has malfunctioned until it has stopped working.
Why would sump pump not turn on?
If a sump pump won’t turn on, it may not be receiving power, the float switch or impeller is jammed, there’s a defective component or the pump needs to be replaced. Make sure the unit has power. Check to see that it’s plugged in and that the circuit has power via the home’s main electrical panel.
How do you test a sump pump switch?
Fill your sump pit with enough water to raise the float until the pump kicks on. If you’re filling the pit and the water level gets near the top of the pit, but the pump doesn’t activate, you may have a bad switch. If the pump does activate, it should lower the water level in the pit, removing almost all of the water.
What is the most reliable sump pump switch?
Electronic switches are the best of the best. They’re the gold standard pump switch technology and the most reliable of the options listed above. Electronic float switches will have piggy-back plugs that you plug into the wall outlet. You then plug the pump into the back of the switch plug.
Do sump pumps have switches?
The main cause for sump pumps to not operate properly is the switch. Without the switch, the pump will not turn on. There are basically three types of switches; vertical, diaphragm, and tethered. There is an electronic switch that we will get into later.
Are sump pump switches Universal?
* Many sump pumps switches are universal. They can be used interchangeably with other manufacturer brand sump pumps.
Where is sump pump reset button located?
Locate the reset button on the motor. If there isn’t one, locate the on/off switch and turn it off, or unplug the pump directly from the electrical outlet.
Why choose ion technologies sump pumps?
While often taken for granted, the sump pump is what protects the basement from rising groundwater or rainwater. The Ion Technologies line of sump pumps are built with the highest quality of components and are protected by their cast iron or stainless-steel casings.
What is the ion digital level control switch?
With no moving parts to wear or fail, the Ion Digital Level Control Switch provides added protection against pump failures resulting from worn out float switches.
Where can I buy an ion pump?
Our pumps, in addition to our battery backup systems and control accessories, are available via our network of plumbers and contractors throughout the United States. For more information, please call the Ion Technologies customer service team at 815-886-9200.
How does a sump pump protect a basement from flooding?
The first line of defense against basement flooding is the sump pump. While often taken for granted, the sump pump is what protects the basement from rising groundwater or rainwater. The Ion Technologies line of sump pumps are built with the highest quality of components and are protected by their cast iron or stainless-steel casings.