Urgent help needed help with auto top up switch

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  1. nico.m.ferreira

    nico.m.ferreira

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    I have replaced my float switch with a broken finger design.
    It have been running flawless for a month and then I discovered that all of a suden it doesn't close the circuit. Any advice on how to fix the problem?
    Doesn't make sense that one day its working and the next its dead.
     
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    Clean the float switch. There may be gunk preventing the switch from closing properly and breaking the circuit. Alternatively check that some of your wiring hasn't fried leaving the circuit on permanently open. That happened to me
     
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    Get an ATU, or get a timer that when triggered can only run for a certain set minutes. That will save you from dumping all the water in RO reserve into your system.

    I'm using a SAGA unit, and it also sounds an alarm if it detects incorrect switch settings (one fell off or got stuck). And can be set for max run times of either 1, 2 or 3 minutes. Anything goes wrong and it switches off.
     
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    Ok thanx. There is no gunk in the switch, the design helps. I wil heve to take a look at the wires. I have trraced it back to the original wires and switch.
     
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