vicious bursts of air coming out if faucets/toilets when water is used

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Old 11-03-13, 09:43 PM
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vicious bursts of air coming out if faucets/toilets when water is used

About a week ago whenever we use water ( hot or cold, faucets and toilets) there's intense bursts of air coming out. it shakes the pipes. does anybody know what would cause that?
 
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Old 11-03-13, 10:31 PM
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well or city water?
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Old 11-05-13, 09:29 AM
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well water.............................
 
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Old 11-05-13, 09:51 AM
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I assume shallow well in FL right?

Have you checked the psi in the pressure tank? Possibly the bladder failed... Additionally your ft valve down in the well may be leaking. This will cause lose of prime and air issues...
 
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I've checked the psi and it seems to be fine. The pump was replaced about 5 months ago so it's new. I haven't checked anything in the well.
 
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Old 11-05-13, 11:19 AM
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I feel your pain; been having that issue - hot side only - ever since I replaced WH several months ago.

Is this is a one pump system or two pump with an aeration/settling tank?
 
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sry, I meant to say my pressure tank was replaced 5 months ago. I don't know anything about the pump.
 
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