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Old 02-28-2009, 11:22 AM   #1
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sump pump problem

when I connect my back up sump pump to electrical outlet wire gets heated in a minute so much that I have to dissconnect it right away. why this is happening ?
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:43 PM   #2
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sump pump problem

Usually a back up pump is for when power is lost and the pump connect to 12v battery next to the sump. Are you sure the the pump you are plugging into household voltage is rated for that application?
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Old 03-02-2009, 10:47 AM   #3
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No, I dont know since it was there when I moved in to the house.
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