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    I was wondering what happens if the drain line is clogged? Will the brine tank fill up with water? If someone has any answers it would be very helpful.
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    The system will not work. Once you have repaired the drain line, regenerate with a little extra water in the brine tank and all should be well again if no other problems exist.

    This is a very basic answer, if you want more details, let us know and we will provide more information.

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    The answer to the question is yes it will.
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    Water must flow to the drain in order to cause a suction. If the drain line is clogged, water will fill the brine tank.

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