My house is about ten years old and now the ejector pump in the basement is
acting up. It used to pump for about 10 seconds and shut off. Now it runs
for over 5 minutes. Never worked on one before. Is it easily serviceable?
Most are, but it is a shitty job.
Open the access hold. With a flashlight, look for the switch and see if
anything is holding it from moving. Toilet paper can get on top of it or
around it and hold it in place. A stick or a water blast from a hose will
usually free it if that is the problem. If you are concerned about the
odor when you open it, pour a few ounces of bleach in the toilet then flush.
I know my answer is going to invite flame...
Why we install ejection system in residential houses is still beyond
me. Sure we have the technology. Are we that lazy to climb up a
flight of stairs to take a dump or pee? Gravity still works very well.
After all the ejector still have to rely on it.
No flame from me, I like the way you think. Anyone that can't make it up the
steps to pee should be given a lethal injection. They are just a drain on
society and by eliminating them we build a stronger race.
Have your parents and grandparents been eliminated yet? Keep and eye on
them. Of course, you will have to get your head out of your ass to do that.
I like the way you think too... Elimination by letal injection? Since
it's your idea, why not start with your own folks.
I wonder if you say the same thing to people without being shielded by
your computer monitor. Ever wonder why we have so many people gone
postal in this country?
Oh you are in for some fun. Not a pretty job, long gloves
(old dishwashing gloves) would help.
Most likely the float on the unit is stuck. Its going to
take a little work to free it up. Otherwise bite the bullet and
just buy another one. Depending on use, they last about 10 years or
You can always keep the old as a backup up.
P.S. New ones arent very cheap either....
Dale Frye wrote:
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