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Old 06-14-2016, 12:26 PM   #1
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Pump not holding prime


Hello,

Recently we began renovations on an older house with shallow well. The plumbing system was left for 5 years, many pipes had burst. We installed all new piping and jet pump. The pump was very difficult to prime and then would not hold prime. I replaced the foot valve with no change so I'm thinking I would like to go ahead and dig to replace the whole suction/intake line. At least then I know the entire system is new. I'd really like some direction, as I'm still new to all of these tasks, if this is really the best course of action. So any advice or helpful links would be very much appreciated
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Re: Pump not holding prime


Was the pump sized correctly?
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