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drums 03-28-2010 04:23 PM

household water tank
I have a sand point now used for watering garden etc it pumps into a 50 gallon steel Duro tank as it has not been used much in last few years perhaps the bladder a problem when used pump kickcs in kicks out rapidly not very much output does bladder need help? The tank has input on bottom output on bottom on the side there is a pressur guage 1/2 way up tank top of tank there is a screw plug

AllanJ 03-28-2010 08:19 PM

There may be too much water and not enough air in the tank.

Try this. Turn off the well pump, empty all the water from the tank with the air valve open, close the air valve, and turn the pump back on.

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