Saniflo Sanivite+ Kitchen and Utility Lifting Station - 6004
£358.61 (Inc. VAT)
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5 Saniflo Problems and How To Fix Them
You may not need to replace an old Saniflo unit. Below are five common problems associated with Saniflo brand macerators and some quick tips on how you can fix them.
The Saniflo Is Giving Off a Terrible Smell !
Bad smells can be due to a build-up of limescale and human waste in the 2-3 inches of water that’s always left in the Saniflo. Other Macerator brands have self-cleaning technology, but Saniflo’s need to be descaled regularly. If you’ve never descaled your macerator then you may have to do this a few times to clear the smell.
The Saniflo Keeps Tripping The Electrics
If your Saniflo is tripping the electrics, it usually means that water is getting into it and leads to the circuit shutting off to avoid any other damages, or there’s a loose wire. Always make sure the electrics are off before you inspect the pump. If there’s an issue with the motor seal, then call a certified Saniflo engineer to repair it. If the motor is worn or faulty, this unfortunately means that you’ll have to purchase a new macerator.
Saniflo Leaks During Operation
One reason for your Saniflo leaking from the vent could be that there is a big build up of waste inside which will have to be manually removed.
It’s also possible that the motor is nearing the end of its life and can’t work as hard as it used to. This would mean the whole macerator should be replaced.
The rubber waste outlet could have shrunk because of too much toilet cleaner. If water is spraying out the vent, you will need to replace the rubber waste outlet.
The Saniflo Starts On its Own!
There could be a few reasons as to why your pump keeps starting on its own throughout the day and night: (Excluding the possibility of a ghost!)
The microswitch is misfiring because it keeps thinking the tank is full – you will have to manually remove the waste between the switch and the tank floor and then reset the pump. If the rubber membrane is damaged, waste can then get into the switch and cause a problem. In this case, you will have to purchase a new rubber membrane and switch.
Saniflo Vibrates & Buzzes Loudly
If when flushing the toilet you hear a horrible vibrating noise, there’s probably something that has been lodged in the macerator blade. Turn off the Saniflo and remove the lid. If you see an obstruction straight away, remove it. If the foreign object is in the blade you can remove it using small pliers.
Ideally suited to a kitchen or utility room, the Sanivite+ powerful pump has four inlets for connection to domestic sinks and appliances. With compact dimensions, Sanivite+ can be concealed in a kitchen unit or behind a demountable panel in bathroom suites to give access for servicing. This model is designed to plough through even the toughest of waste from the kitchen or utility room. Sanvite+ is constructed from a high-tech pressure chamber that will stop and start the unit and the motor, which then activates the pump. When the water from your appliances enters the Sanvite+, it starts up the motor within the chamber, this then drives the blades which mash up the waste into pure liquid and eventually is pumped into a drainage system.
This Macerator is manufactured by Saniflo, the UK's leading brand for macerators, therefore you know that you're in good hands, however, if you do find anything wrong with your product you're covered by a fantastic 5-year guarantee against all factory defects, just for that added peace of mind after installation
Features and benefits:
- copes with warm, soapy water
- Four inlets
- Low activation level (95mm)
- Compact and concealed design
- 5-year guarantee
- Pump (Vertically): 6 metres
- Pump (Horizontally):60 metres
- Discharge & Pipework: 32mm
- Inlet Pipework: 40mm
- Motor Power: 400 Watts
- Flow Rates: 90 litres/min
- Depth: 189mm
- Width: 369mm
- Height: 277mm
Caution – Do Not Exceed Waste Water Temperature Limits
The Sanivite+ has a working temperature of 35ºC, it will handle temperatures up to 90ºC but only for very short periods.(5 Minutes)
If connecting a dishwasher or washing machine to a Sanispeed you will need to ensure that the appliances are not run on hot water cycles which exceed these limits. If you need a Lifting Station that is designed to operate at higher temperatures click here
Saniflo Do Not Accept Returns
If your Saniflo macerator is faulty then you will need to call out an approved Saniflo engineer. Saniflo will not accept returned product for hygiene reasons and require any fault to be verified on site by the engineer. Engineers aim to be with you in 48 hours although longer delays are possible
|Noise Level||46 db|
|Maximum Vertical Discharge||6 M|
|Maximum Horizontal Discharge||60 M|
|Max Water Temperature (Continuous)||40 C|
|Max Water Temperature (Intermittent)||65 C|
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Prices last checked on 24/02/2021
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Needed to pump not just sink waste but a dishwasher which was adjacent to the sink.. I had a rise of approximately 2.7meters then a gravity fall for approximately 7meters.. after putting in minimal bends and appropriate ridding points I turned on the sanivite, let the bowl of the sink fill up, let the plug out and away the water went, perfectly and to be fair surprisingly quietly... well chuffed, highly recommend
My old pump failed or at least seemed to loose all its power and was unable to pump more than a foot into the air so I urgently needed a replacement. After a little confusion I see that the Sanivite + is basically the same as the pictured Sanivite 3, ordered and arrived promply next day to save me from using a bucket in the kichen, Great service and good price
This product is used in our utility room. It is brilliant easy to fit , very quiet so if you did use it in your home you would not hear it. Now I have fitted this my washing is bone dry and I am very happy. I would recommend this pump having had friends bought other brands and suffered difficulties this was is fantastic.
I ordered this item by phone,spoke to a very friendly helpful lady who assured me it would arrive next day. Was notified of the time of delivery and it came at that exact time,no hanging around all day as with a lot of other companies. Excellent service and well satisfied with the product.
Excellent product, actually smaller that I had imagined. Very easy to install & very quite in operation. Plumbworld were the cheapest I could find & they delivered very quickly, Next day!
Replaced a previous model 14 years old, Fitted in the waste system perfectly and quieter and more efficient than previous. Delivery was fast and item well packaged, excellent service.
Replaced macerator with sani vite+ simple to install and very good product.once again fantastic service from plumbworld and really good price will be back keep up the good work
Great pump did exactly what we needed it to do in a basement at a local restaurant. Service from plumbworld was awesome I will definitely use them again. Thanks
Pump is working a treat. Quiet, and no issues experienced in the first month. Delivery was quick / on time, and price was fantastic compared to others online.
much better than i thought it would be quieter than expected as well wouldnt hesitate to recommend this again if the situation required one
Cheapest ive found online and in store. Very fast delivery and secure packaging. Item itself does the job and alot quieter than my previous.
Great bit of kit,perfect for my customers new utility room,as expected does what its supposed to do perfectly,great service from Plumbworld
A good product from Saniflo. Not quite as durable as the commercial version but great for domestic use or as a temporary installation.
Needed to pump waste water up and over the kitchen. The pump is quick and powerful. Plumbworld delivered quickly, would recommend.
Kit was delivered on time and complete with everything required for successful installation. machine worked perfectly.
I had to install one in a small restaurant for a sink at the front of the counter. Works like a treat, very quiet.
The pump was reasonably priced and installation instructions were clear and install was completed problem free.
Good price, great product and fast delivery. Nice and compact and not too noisey, I'm very pleased.
The title says it all!! Excellent product from a really knowledgeable and helpful team!
quick delivery - easy to install - item does what it said on the box .............
Easily replaced a previous version that lasted 10 years. Speedy delivery too.
Delivery was prompt, well packaged, and easy to assemble. Great service
Using for utility room and so far it works perfect. Not too noisy.
does what it says and doesnt make noise. happy with the purchase
Item arrived quickly as agreed. Good service. Would recommend.
works very well, small and compact and quieter than I thought.
Quick delivery, good product, straight forward installation
Good product, a bit expensive, but no alternative product
Seems good. Very quiet compared to old pump. Easy to fit.
Excellent product and supplier, best price I found
We did have an issue with missing parts however this was easily resolved by the customer service department which meant we did not have a delay fitting the units at our clients property
The item is very competitively priced, straight forward to install and runs well.