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It was, indeed, the check valve on the sump. Having sat fouled for a period of time caused the flapper to become distorted and non-functional. Replaced with a Whale duckbill non-return valve, cleaned the entire bilge and sump. Mini wet/dry vacuums work wonders for drying out bilges. All good now exc...
Some more tracing yesterday. It appears the two pumps' discharge hoses are teed to a single hose that rises to a loop and then leads to the thru hull. The bilge pump looks like it has a backflow preventer valve. It appears the shower sump does not. Water from the bilge pump may be taking the path of...
We just bought a Mull F28 sloop, 1987. When operating the electric bilge pump, the discharge is filling the shower sump. If the shower sump us not energized, it overflows back into the bilge. We realized this after overfilling the water tanks. Any input on how this should work?