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Septic Pumps

Septic System Ejector Pump & Pumping Warranty Coverage

Your septic pump is a crucial component of the system, so when it malfunctions, you’ll want to get it back in working order. That's where we come in. When you add Septic System Ejector Pump & Pumping coverage to your home warranty plan, you can simply place a service request for a covered issue online or call American Home Shield®.

American Home Shield will pay up to $500 per agreement term for covered repairs for any permanently installed sewage ejector pumps located inside or outside the main foundation of the covered home, connected to either a sewer system or septic system.

Available with these plans

Shield Silver

Shield Gold

Shield Platinum

Septic System Ejector Pump & Pumping coverage details

The sewage ejector pump for septic system only
Septic tank pumping (one time during the plan agreement) if a stoppage has occurred due to a septic backup
Not Covered:
Stoppages or roots that prevent the effective use of any externally applied sewer machine cable
Chemical treatment of the septic tank and/or sewage lines
Disposal of waste
Tanks, leach lines, cesspool
Any mechanical pump or systems (such as sewage grinder pumps and lift stations)

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can add septic ejector pump & pumping coverage to your home warranty plan at the point of purchase or within the first 60 days of becoming a member.

Septic ejector pump & pumping coverage includes mainline stoppages that can be cleared through an existing access point or without excavation, and the sewer ejector pump. The septic tank will be pumped once during your contract term if the stoppage is due to septic backup. To see what is specifically covered, as well as limitations and exclusions, please view the page details above or the plan agreement

Septic pump coverage runs concurrently with your annual home warranty plan. 

You can purchase the septic pump coverage when you purchase your home warranty plan, within the first 60 days of becoming a member, or during the renewal period when your contract expires.

You can place your first service request 30 days after you sign up for your plan. Service requests can easily be placed 24/7 online via MyAccount or by calling 1-888-691-2854 during standard business hours to request service.

Our best home warranty plan is the one that’s right for you and your home. The ShieldSilver plan covers the parts and components of your must-have systems like your heating and cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems. ShieldGold covers all of the above plus your laundry and kitchen appliances. And with ShieldPlatinum, you get coverage for just about everything: home systems and appliances, plus premium features like roof leak repair coverage, unlimited AC refrigerant, and one free HVAC Tune-up per agreement term. No two homes are the same, and that’s why we have options – so you can find the plan that fits your needs. Please review the Sample Plan Agreement for specific coverage details.

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  • Pool & Built-in Spa Equipment
  • Septic Pumps
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