Gurgling in well water pressure Tank


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Old 02-25-11, 09:03 PM
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Post Gurgling in well water pressure Tank

i have a well in the ground that pumps water to a steel tank. it pumps up too 60lbs and goes down to 40lbs. when it kicks on at 40lbs it has a gurgling noise that shakes the pipes sometimes in the house. i replace the pressure switch first but no go.i noticed that when it dropped below 30lbs before it kicked on the gurgling was worse and the pipes rattled bad
 
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Old 02-25-11, 11:39 PM
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First lets determain what type tank you have. And verify that the pump is in the ground or by the tank?

Does it have a schrader valve to add air? Or possibly an air volume control on the side?
Does the pump short cycle?
Do you run out of water at 30 psi then the pump build up the pressure again?

Mike NJ
 
 

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