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Old 05-15-2011, 08:05 PM   #1
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Replace sump pump check valve its got a leak


My check valve started spraying right from the seam in the middle when the pump kicks on. I ordered the same one a jackel model D J 545.

It looks simple enough to replace myself. Do I have anything to worry about or just loosen the clamps and slip the new one on?

Right now i have it duct taped with a rag around it to keep it from spraying all over the place.

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Old 05-15-2011, 08:27 PM   #2
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It is simple enough, just make sure you recognize the direction of flow that will be marked on the side of the check valve, it should be pointed upward.
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Thanks I appreciate the reply. With this crazy rain I don't want to risk messing it up.
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Old 05-16-2011, 05:11 AM   #4
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If the pump is in a location where you can hear the check valve closing when the pump turns off, and you find the sound annoying, this is a good time to install a "quiet" valve, (ex:, the Campbel B-0823 series).

(For the record: I have no business relationship with any manufacturer of any brand of check valve.)
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Remember that if the leak is on the pump side you could get a shower when you remove the valve as all of the water in the pipe will rush out the end.
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