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Shanemc
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  #2553029 31-Aug-2020 11:32
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Having it suspended makes sense. I didn't pay much attention when it was all installed, and didn't appreciate how it actually worked. Just assumed the installer knew what they were doing, and it should be good for 5 years. The strange vibration started after 2 years, but it was so occasional we didn't worry about it. And of course it only happened in the summer. Then on the third summer the noise got worse and happened more randomly and the pump failed.

 

 

 

The failure was a bit of a mix of things. Mainly it was slow drips out the front of the unit. I knew I could leave it on for 20-40 minutes on a humid night before it would happen. But a couple of times a small torrent would come out. I assumed the pump  had managed to get some up into the roof, then the let it go.

 

 

 

In the end got up in to the roof and figured out what was happening. Have pulled the drain and pump out and let it was just running into a bucket. So will need to get it sorted before summer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SomeoneSomewhere
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  #2554376 31-Aug-2020 19:24
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We normally use the ones that sit below the unit. Yes, they're visible, yes, in theory they're louder because it's in the room.

 

 

 

But it can't vibrate against anything if it's screwed to the wall.


 
 
 
 


traderstu

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  #2562743 12-Sep-2020 08:30
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Ok, I've answered my own question. In case anyone else is interested take a look at the Rectorseal website, wiring diagram here, cost seems to be about NZ$100. In my opinion this is cheap insurance against water running down the wall. I'll talk to my sparky and make sure he has no issues with it.

 

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