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Old 09-04-2012, 08:55 PM   #1
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Once I turn on a facuet, the pumps starts immediately and the water pressure drops

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Old 09-04-2012, 09:01 PM   #2
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More than likely your tank needs to be pressurized, with air.

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Old 09-04-2012, 09:07 PM   #3
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Or the bladder has burst.
Look at the brand name on the tank and go on there web site. It will give you dirrections on how to check it, what the pressure needs to be.
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:13 PM   #4
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problem is in holding tank.. as mentioned..ruptured bladder..or water logged tank...
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