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There is standing wanter in the salt tank of my kenmore

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There is standing wanter...

There is standing wanter in the salt tank of my kenmore water softner, series 400. I have seen a little water in the bottom before, but not a third of the salt tank...should I drain it or just add salt on it?

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

3 years old.420

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If I can. I can call a service company if needed.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Is there a drain line i can check?

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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What you describe is not problematic. There is no drain only an overflow. The brine solution is drawn out of the tank during the re-gen cycle. I'd just keep an eye on it. If the level rises to more than 2/3's I'd call for service.

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