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Spelt it rong
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Louisiana
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


Looks like your septic tank. Could be full or you may have a different problem

ETA: If you have a lift station or discharge pump they could be clogged or may have a solids handling problem. I design shite tanks for Offshore and marine applications so land based are a little foreign to me



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diat150
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


is that a brick trailer skirt? what are you gonna do when you gotta roll out?





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Rebel
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Graceland
Member since Jan 2005
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


It means your back left is low on air. Remove the faux brick skirt, buy a stolen air compressor from your cousin the meth head and add to about 42PSI.







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DeepSouthSportsman
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Member since Jul 2012
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


It's a shite bomb fixing to go off





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ACT
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Member since Sep 2010
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


I hope not..it's probably gonna be difficult to get a plumber out in snow and single digit temps next week.





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RummelTiger
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


Your shitter is full.





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CorkSoaker
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


Pay yo bill





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tigerswin03
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


It could be heat trace wire to heat exposed pipes from freezing ..... I see your house is off the ground ....

The light woul indicate it was on and working.....






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the only dirt mcgirt
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


Not exactly related, but this post reminded me of something I saw back when I used to rent a house near LSU.
There were some apartments across the way that one day nearly burned down after some catastrophic failure at the service entrance. Entergy came out and did some work, which included installing some box of equipment that had a red light and buzzer attached. At least several times a day, these indicators would indicate...something, sounding for 10 seconds or so with the light on.
Anybody know what this might have been? I always felt sorry for those apartment dwellers—I could clearly hear it sounding a couple hundred feet away.






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thejudge
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Westlake, LA
Member since Sep 2009
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


Is there an audible alarm as well? If so then prob a pump problem on septic tank. Could be for heat tracing but that is usually mounted inside your house (on wheels).





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ACT
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Member since Sep 2010
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


quote:

Is there an audible alarm


No audible alarm, just solid red light. There is apparently the septic, overflow tank, and pump out to the sewer line. Most suggest it's just the pump but I'm clueless with plumbing.






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djangochained
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Gardere
Member since Jul 2013
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


High level alarm for sump pump





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Jake88
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re: Home question: what is this and why is this light on?


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Septic tank is full. Congratulations.


He's from Alabama. I figured it meant his home's tire pressure was low.






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