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Old 01-18-2013, 03:05 PM   #1
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what is the proper way to install a pressure tank for a jet pump (well)?
I think i did mine wrong 'cause the pump shuts off at 10 psi, unless there's another reason why it (jet pump)runs for 5-10 sec and shuts off
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How about you tell us how you installed yours.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:00 PM   #3
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The tank does not control the pressure of the pump shut off. Your pressure switch does.
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The tank does not control the pressure of the pump shut off. Your pressure switch does.
yes, but it regulates pressure, otherwise why do we need it?(tank)
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It has nothing to do with the pressure.
It's a storage tank so the pump does not have to turn on and off everytime a faucet is opened.
Pressure switches come preset to a low and high limit, the pump should keep right on running it until it hits the high point preset on the switch, did you mess with the switch?
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It has nothing to do with the pressure.
It's a storage tank so the pump does not have to turn on and off everytime a faucet is opened.
Pressure switches come preset to a low and high limit, the pump should keep right on running it until it hits the high point preset on the switch, did you mess with the switch?
ok,thanks/. Turns out the pump is a 110v , and I had a 220v connected

My bad,sorry
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ok,thanks/. Turns out the pump is a 110v , and I had a 220v connected

My bad,sorry
Ayuh,.... I hate when that happens,....

For what it's worth,...
I've found it don't really matter just Where ya put the pressure tank in the system, nor how Many of 'em ya use....
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