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Old 11-14-2011, 08:48 AM   #1
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i am on a well

I have well water and have the time I have no water pressure or no water at all sometimes its discolored and it will spit and sputter and I have no clue what to do can u help I don't have enough pressure to run the dishwasher and the washer at the same time I can't run the shower and the kitch faucet at the same time eithr


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Old 11-14-2011, 11:29 AM   #2
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First recalibrate the pressure tank. Turn off the pump and open a faucet or two. Then pressurize the tank to about 5* pounds if it is not already that high or higher. Wait for water to stop flowing keeping the pressure at at least 5 pounds. Then turn off the faucets and turn the pump back on.

After the pump gets going the pressure should get up to the 30 lb range.

If you still have problems maybe the well is running dry or the pump is malfunctioning.

* More if you have specific instructions for your system to start with a higher pressure.


The good conscientious technician or serviceperson will carry extra oils and lubricants in case the new pump did not come with oil or the oil was accidentally spilled, so the service call can be completed without an extra visit.
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