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Old 03-12-2011, 10:22 AM   #1
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sump pump cycling


any kit to raise float level so sump well fills up higher before pump kicks in?....it now fills about 1/5 capacity and then drains

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Old 03-12-2011, 01:47 PM   #2
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sump pump cycling


Are there any adjustments? How is the float attached to the pump? Can you post a picture of the pump?

The pump should turn on before any of the drain pipes emptying into the sump well, as seen in the sides of hte sump well, are significantly submerged.

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