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Welcome to our Saniflo problems forum, a dedicated platform where we delve deep into the world of Saniflo issues, with a focus on providing effective solutions to our community members. Our expert engineers regularly share their experiences and solutions, offering a wealth of knowledge for both novice and seasoned Saniflo users.
One common issue that gets raised in our forum is the “Saniflo humming not pumping” problem. This usually indicates a problem with the motor, where it’s receiving power but the macerator or pump is not running as it should. Causes could range from a worn out capacitor, blocked blades or a jammed or worn out motor. Our detailed guide will help you troubleshoot and find a solution.
For a smoother Saniflo experience, we provide comprehensive “Saniflo do’s and don’ts” to help you avoid common mistakes that can lead to breakdowns. For example, while it may be tempting to flush anything down your Saniflo system, doing so can lead to problems such as blockages or mechanical damage. Sticking to the do’s and avoiding the don’ts will extend your Saniflo unit’s lifespan and performance.
Many users have faced “Saniflo problems noise” – an issue where the Saniflo system generates excessive or unusual noises. This could be due to several factors, such as a faulty motor, a blocked macerator, or even an improperly installed unit. Our forum posts delve into the causes and possible fixes for these noisy nuisances.
A “Saniflo blocked” issue is also a common topic on our forum. It’s a problem that could arise from flushing inappropriate materials down the system or due to a build-up of limescale in hard water areas. With the right knowledge and tools, it’s possible to unblock your Saniflo system and restore it to its normal functioning.
We invite you to join our Saniflo problems forum, learn from others, share your experiences and work together to keep our Saniflo systems running smoothly.
Your FAQ’s for Saniflo Problems can be answered here, not flushing humming buzzing smells vibrations blockages backed up jammed electrics fuses tripping float switches waste pipes intermittent starting and more.
Here is a comprehensive list of Saniflo Problems.
- My saniflo toilet macerator is blocked up
- My saniflo has cut out mid cycle whilst emptying
- My toilet shower bath basin is full of water backed up
- My saniflo won’t switch on off or keeps running on
- My saniflo sounds like it is going to take off vibrating
- My saniflo sanivite has problems & smells horrible
- My saniflo is buzzing humming noise jammed not flushing
- My electrics keep tripping fusing out
- My saniflo keeps starting on its own intermittently
- My saniflo box is hot
- My saniflo pump won’t switch on and wont work
- Saniflo leaking through my ceilingmy saniflo leaks what should i do
- How reliable is a saniflo
- Saniflo not working
- How noisy is a saniflo
- My saniflo leaks out of the air vent
- My new large drum washing machine is flooding out of the saniflo
- My bathroom saniflo wont drain out but works ok with the toilet flush.
We do not reccommend you attempt Saniflo Repairs yourself without the neccessary tools as water and electric is involved, you could cause more damage to an otherwise repairable machine or worst still, flood your property when dealing with Saniflo Problems.
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My Saniflo Toilet Macerator Is Blocked Up
If the water level is high in the toilet bowl, empty as much as you can in to a bucket and get the water level down to the bottom as water will leak out of the Saniflo and on to the floor and maybe through the ceiling if it is quite messy put as many towels around the macerator to soak up any waste water. If you have a problem in London or Hertfordshire, call for help
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My Saniflo Has Cut Out Mid Cycle Whilst Emptying
If your Saniflo has cut out whilst it was working can be due to the thermal cut activating as too much hot water has run through and has overheated the motor. The motor will reactivate once it has cooled down, this is quite common when connected to hot water heaters, washing machines on hot washes or hot baths that are full. The result can make water leak out of the box from the air vent, do not use washing machines on hot washes of 90 degrees and turn the thermostats down on hot water heaters and finally let bathwater cool a little before emptying. The thermal cut out will activate sooner through wear and tear on an older pump. The thermal cut out will activate if the pump gets jammed too this is to prevent serious motor damage, if problem occurs turn the pump off at the wall. If you have a problem in London or Hertfordshire, call for help
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My Toilet Shower Bath Basin Is Full Of Water Backed Up
Empty as much water out as you can as the Saniflo has an internal or wastepipe blockage, by doing this you will prevent water leaking out of the Saniflo. If you have a problem in London or Hertfordshire, call for help
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My Saniflo Won’t Switch On Off Or Keeps Running On
There are a few factors which can cause this problem, a blockage, a damaged membrane, a missing non return valve or a broken switch, this is repairable. If it’s not blocked it’s best to change the switch and the membrane as they both control start – stop.
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My Saniflo Sounds Like It Is Going To Take Off Vibrating
Your Macerator has probably got a foreign object caught on the macerator blade and will make a loud noise and vibrate as it is running, this is normally repairable.
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My Saniflo Sanivite Has Problems & Smells Horrible
It will need cleaning out by hand which can be done on site but should not be De-scaled using Saniflo Descaler.
My Saniflo Is Buzzing Humming Noise Jammed Not Flushing
There are 3 reasons why this occurs, a blown capacitor, it’s jammed or worst case scenario the motor is blown, the first two problems are repairable the last one is not.
My Electrics Keep Tripping Fusing Out
There are a couple of reasons this happens, you could have loose wires in or outside the Saniflo which is repairable or worst case scenario, the motor is worn and water is getting in to the electrics which is unrepairable.
My Saniflo Keeps Starting On Its Own Intermittently
There are a few reasons for this, water is entering the box from a leaking tap, a leaking push button toilet, an overflow pipe, a damaged membrane or a faulty switch, all these problems are repairable. Its best to change the switch and the membrane together if it’s either one of them as they control the start stopping of the motor.
My Saniflo Box Is Hot
This is because the motor is jammed, please disconnect the electric supply to the Saniflo or pull out the fuse, be careful as water and electric is involved, if you do not feel confident doing this call us immediately if the Saniflo is left jammed for to long it will be unrepairable.
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My Saniflo Pump Won’t Switch On And Wont Work
There are a few reasons for this problem, the membrane is damaged, the internal float switch is broken, the saniflo is blocked, the power supply has been turned off or the motor has failed, the first four are repairable the last one is not.
Saniflo Leaking Through My Ceiling
This is because the motor has malfuntioned and the toilet has probably been flushed twice and overfilled the Saniflo box, water then leaks out of the air vent. If the toilet was not flushed then water from a washing machine or a hand basin will flood the Saniflo if it has not activated. Do not use any appliances connected to the Saniflo until it has been repaired.
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My Saniflo Leaks What Should I do
Get a bucket and a small scoop and get the water level in the toilet back down to the normal position, if the Saniflo is not connected to a toilet then you will have to use dry towels to mop up any leaking water until you get a service engineer.
How Reliable Is A Saniflo
If cared for properly a Saniflo will last for many years, you must descale at least once a year and try to avoid putting foreign objects down the loo as they can jam the motor and at worst can burn it out.
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Saniflo Not Working
There are a few reasons for this, is the power switched on, the membrane is damaged by limescale, the internal switch is broken, the saniflo needs cleaning out under the membrane because it is preventing the machine from switching on or worst case scenario the motor is dead.
How Noisy Is A Saniflo
The latest model of Saniflo’s are fairly quiet, they do make some noise, if you were to flush a toilet the noise of the water going down the pan would be more noisy than the Saniflo and drown out its sound.
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My Saniflo Leaks Out Of The Air Vent
On the newer Saniflos this can be to excessive use of bleach, it shrinks the rubber outlet inside the saniflo, when it is in operation water sprays towards the airvent and leaks out of the top, this part will need to be changed. The other reason and the most probable cause is the Saniflo is jam packed full of waste and the box needs cleaning.
My New Large Drum Washing Machine Is flooding out of the Saniflo
If you have just bought one of the latest modern washing machines with a large drum 9kg – 11kg, you are in the middle of your first wash and the machine starts to empty water, the Saniflo or Sanivite waste water pump kicks in, starts to pump water out, then if your macerator pump starts leaking water this is because either your pump has the wrong size pipework leading out of your water pump and is being restricted the pump then becomes overwhelmed with water and comes out wherever it can. You probably have 22mm diameter pipe, you need to get it changed to 33mm – inch and a quarter waste water pipe. if you already have that size pipe then your Saniflo needs servicing this means the box needs cleaning out and its best to install a new switch and membrane as the Saniflo is not starting quick enough to deal with the large amount of water.
My bathroom Saniflo wont drain out but works ok with the toilet flush
If your bathroom has a Saniplus the inlet vale after a long period of time can become clogged with hair, we can remove the blockage for you.
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Addressing Your Saniflo Problems
Are you grappling with Saniflo problems in your home or business in London or Hertfordshire? Call us for the most exceptional service in town. We specialize in all issues related to your Saniflo systems, from toilets and showers to kitchen waste water macerators. Our Saniflo problems solutions are widely recognized, thanks to our experienced engineers who’ve earned us a fantastic reputation across London and Hertfordshire.
Saniflo problems can arise unexpectedly and cause a real headache. Often, when your Saniflo stops functioning correctly, the issue originates from the motor or the membrane, the components frequently involved in Saniflo problems. Our engineers always arrive equipped with commonly used parts like membranes, micro switches and capacitors in their vans, ready to address any Saniflo problem you might be facing.
There’s a vast array of problems a Saniflo unit can experience – water leaks, blockages in the macerator, or a malfunctioning motor, to name a few. These are some of the most common Saniflo problems our talented engineers manage daily. They use their thorough understanding of in-line pumps and Saniflo systems to quickly pinpoint the problem, providing an efficient solution to keep your waste water systems working seamlessly.
We appreciate how disruptive a faulty Saniflo can be to your home life. That’s why our services are tailor-made to solve Saniflo problems promptly and effectively. Be it issues in the toilet, shower, or even kitchen waste water systems, our engineers have the know-how to tackle your Saniflo problems and get your systems back up and running.
Should your Saniflo problems persist and a replacement seems like the best course of action, our buying guides, brimming with tips, are a great place to start. They’ll help you choose the most appropriate model for your needs. And should you decide to proceed, our team will assist you in purchasing and installing a new Saniflo unit.
Another common issue people face with their Saniflo units is a need for thorough cleaning. Sometimes, machine cleaning of the pipe is required for optimum performance. We offer top-notch machine cleaning services for Saniflo systems, ensuring all components, including the in-line pumps and motor mechanisms, are spotlessly clean and functioning at their best.
Whether your Saniflo problem is with the pump, motor, or membrane, we’re just a Hertfordshire call away. We’re committed to solving your Saniflo problems, regardless of whether it requires a simple tweak or a full replacement. For a comprehensive view of our services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Let’s solve your Saniflo problems together.
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