In all the time RIDGID has been involved in pumps, I have never seen a float do anything like this. We are going to take a float to the lab and put some external heat on it to see if we can recreate this scenario. How much heat will it take to do this? Hot water wouldn’t do this, so our guess would be the pump moved in the pit and the float contact the side of the pump body, ran the water out and heated up the pump body, melting the float. Just surprised the pump didn’t bunt up. You say the pump still runs? What is the serial number on the pump?
No announcement yet.
Defective Float - Sump Pump