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Experience:  Licensed Master plumber with 40+ yrs. experience.
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Customer: So it's been raining pretty consistently for about two days. This morning my sump pump started making a noise. First it was only every once in a while but now it is happening like every two minutes. It almost sounds like it's trying to do something and the result is sort of a grinding or struggling sound. At first I thought it was our ice maker in our fridge. That's the only thing I can compare it to.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 11 months ago.

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Sounds like there may be debris caught in the impeller. The pump will have to be pulled out of the pit and the impeller needs to be checked/cleaned