Don't stick your finger in the sump pit with the power on... I'm all for GFCI and have them as code requires, but for a sump pump I don't see the benefit and/or risk. I have a higher chance getting zapped on a light switch which is not GFCI protected.
Originally Posted By: westom
A classic and irresponsible example of curing symptoms. That GFCI was reporting a serious human safety issue. So we killed the messenger - removed a GFCI. Left the threat to human life in place. And then played mind games to justify that change.
Originally Posted By: bmwpowere36m3
Same happened to me.... switched the circuit over to a regular one and haven't had a problem since.