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Hello all,
So on Halloween night of all nights my hurricane 1100 decided to take a crap. Luckily I had a backup, but now would like to get it working again. I started the year with a distilled vinegar cleaning after the low fluid light was on even though there was a full tank. I got it working, but on the fateful night the light came on and it wouldn't pump. I contacted the company and although they tried to help the unit has been discontinued and hence no parts are available. Has anyone had this problem and know of a fix. I'm going to try and bypass the sensor as a last resort. I just don't wanna junk such an expensive unit. Can the sensor get junked up? I thought it was just the float in the bottom of the tank. Is there anything else that could cause the sensor to be on? I don't run this for long periods so I guess if I bypass the sensor I really wouldn't ever be wary of running out of fluid and damaging the pump.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide!
 

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I have a Hurricane 1700. Are you talking about the filter fitting on the end of the pump hose that goes into the tank? Every year I have to remove the filter and put a 1/4 quick connect fitting on it and send 20psi through the line. This unclogs mine when it doesn't pump.
 

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Sry took so long to reply. There is a float in the bottom of the fluid reservoir that had a sensor in it. I can't get to it as it's too far down in it. I just cut the wires coming off the controller board and tied them together to close the circuit and walla, it works. I just have to be careful to not let the fluid run out and burn up the motor. Hope this helps anyone else that had this problem.
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The biggest problem with the float switches is the suction tube getting stuck in them. In fact, it was so bad that the manufacturer stopped using the float switches altogether.
 
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