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klyrocks 10-11-2010 10:51 PM

septic pump issues
I believe my septic/sewage pump suction pipe has a leak in it as the pump does not stay primed for the discharge to go to the disposal field. How do I know or find out if this is the case and how do I fix this leak? All the the piping is under concrete and I hope I don't have to dig it all up.

the_man 10-12-2010 09:24 AM

check the check valve. make sure it's fully closing, then drill a 1/8" hole in the pipe between the pump and check valve. This will prevent the pump from becoming air locked.

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