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Old 04-22-2015, 09:37 PM   #1
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Hi,

Completely new to this plumbing and here is what I need help with.

Live in a town home which was built around 2005.
The basement is unfinished and it has 2 sump pumps I believe.

One of them started leaking water.

I looked online and it shows as

"Submersible pump for sewage/effluent or dewatering, passes 2" solids, 2" NPT discharge "

One thing is sure the leakage is like regular or some kind of rain water

Attached pictures show what I'm talking about.

The second picture shows that there is small crack in the fitting cap and some black rubber ring came out, the water does leak from there and drips on the floor.

One of the picture show the part number of the valve as well.

What is the best way to fix it. Looks like these valves are old and hard to find them.

When I went to home depot they gave me the something called "Everbilt In-Line check valve" 1-1/4" to 1-1/2" . I had attached the last picture below. Not sure if it work for us.

Any suggestions and recommendations are appreciated.
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Looks like a sanitary sump to me because of the vent. You need a check valve and a new ball valve for your discharge. The ball valve should install above the check valve.

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Looks like a sanitary sump to me because of the vent.

There was a label on the power cord and it has the following part number:
Looks like the following pump :

Zoeller Pump Co
Part number: 211-0001
Model: M211
Date: 04/2005

"Submersible pump for sewage/effluent or dewatering, passes 2" solids, 2" NPT discharge "

Aqua-Mate Submersible Pump
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Old 04-23-2015, 08:33 AM   #4
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The replacement you show will NOT work----Ghost Maker gave you the correct answer--you need a new 2" ball valve--and a 2" PVC back flow valve---

Also --PVC primer and Solvent--a large pair of Channel Lock pliers or a strap wrench,to turn the big nuts on the back flow valve.
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yep 2" ball valve.. above the 2" check valve...
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that looks like an o-ring has came unseated and is hanging out. if the compression nut is not damaged, finding a new o-ring the proper size, verifying proper fit of said o-ring, proper reaatachment and not overtightening the nut should fix the problem. Could also google "Flo Control " with the part number and request new o ring and comp nut. They may send them for minimal to no charge. Remember, if this is the repair you choose, DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN THE NUT!!! It will split easily, start gentle and tighten as needed.
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that looks like an o-ring has came unseated and is hanging out. if the compression nut is not damaged, finding a new o-ring the proper size, verifying proper fit of said o-ring, proper reaatachment and not overtightening the nut should fix the problem. Could also google "Flo Control " with the part number and request new o ring and comp nut. They may send them for minimal to no charge. Remember, if this is the repair you choose, DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN THE NUT!!! It will split easily, start gentle and tighten as needed.

He already broke the nut in the picture.
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LOL, I was just trying to edit my post as I saw that after my quick draw mcgaw reply, lol
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Contact the company that made the valve with pn ready, they may send new compression nut and o-ring. Then, just cut the pipe below about 6" or so, remove all of old nut and oring, clean it good, place new parts onto pc in hand and reattach. Will give specific step by step if thats what you want.

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