Why is my sump pump battery backup beeping?
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Also to know is, why is the alarm going off on my sump pump?
Answer: First and foremost – do not unplug your sump pump. The WaterWatch alarm goes off when the water reaches a certain level. If you don't have a battery back up, the sump pump is alerting you that the power is out and the pump's not working. If your power's still on, check the water level in your sump pump.
Likewise, how do I reset my sump pump alarm? How to Reset a Sump Pump
- Locate the reset button on the motor. If there isn't one, locate the on/off switch and turn it off, or unplug the pump directly from the electrical outlet.
- Look inside of the sump pump.
- Plug the pump back in or move the switch back to the on position if there was no reset button.
Herein, how long does a sump pump battery backup last?
That depends on how much water is entering your sump basket (which determines how often the pump will run). Here's an example: one manufacturer's system comes with a 40-amp/hour battery that's projected to last up to 53 hours (pumping at the rate of 2,300 GPH once every five minutes).
How often replace Sump Pump Battery?
Maintenance: It's pretty easy work, but having a sump pump battery backup, means one more thing to attend to. You'll have to add fluids to batteries that require it and replace sump pump batteries every 4-5 years.