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I just looked at the 2nd video. That gauge...

I just looked at the 2nd video. That gauge bouncing back and forth like that is a classic indication of a clogged inlet or fitting going into the tank. If the tank had a clear path for water, the...
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If your check valve was bad, the pressure would...

If your check valve was bad, the pressure would drop but it doesn't explain why it builds pressure so quick, unless your tank is bad. I would let it sit for a while to see if it eventualy stops...
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That tank they installed holds a sequsturing...

That tank they installed holds a sequsturing agent that gets injected into the irrigation system and keeps the iron from dropping out of the water to prevent staining.

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

What is the diameter of the well? HYDRO

What is the diameter of the well?

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

What type of pump do you have? Is there a tee...

What type of pump do you have? Is there a tee with a gauge on top where you put the water in? If so you need to put the gauge or whatever fitting you took off to put water in loose so you can vent...
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Posted By Hydro68

Sounds like the inlet to the tank is clogged. ...

Sounds like the inlet to the tank is clogged.

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

Basser, sounds good. The only thing i would do...

Basser,
sounds good. The only thing i would do now is adjust that switch so it shuts down at 60 psi. Turn the nut on the larger spring clockwise with a 3/8" nut driver and push down on the plate...
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Posted By Hydro68

Basser, i'm sorry,i re read your reply and you...

Basser,
i'm sorry,i re read your reply and you do have a snifter on the tank. Do like i said and add air through the tire valve.

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

Basser, do you have a regulator on the pump...

Basser,
do you have a regulator on the pump right after the gauge? If so you could be reading the regulated pressure before the regulating valve and when the pump shuts off that 40 psi is your...
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Posted By Hydro68

That switch should be mounted directly in front...

That switch should be mounted directly in front of the holding tank. I would not suggest installing another pump.By doing so you would be putting a vacume on the switch below. The more practical...
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Posted By Hydro68

Dog, you have tank pressure and you have pump...

Dog,
you have tank pressure and you have pump pressure. When the system is up to pressure and the pump is off,you are working off the pressure in the tank. When the tank empties and the pump is on...
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Posted By Hydro68

Katy, its not the depth of the well that has an...

Katy,
its not the depth of the well that has an influence on what the pump cand draw for water, its the depth to the water in the well. I would stick with the 1/2 hp. As far as your problem with the...
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Posted By Hydro68

Ok the switch that you hear is the thermal...

Ok the switch that you hear is the thermal overload in the motor.Your start switch is probably shot It sounds to me like your whole problem derived form a bad tank.What type of tank do you have?I...
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Posted By Hydro68

Before any treatment can be recommended you need...

Before any treatment can be recommended you need to get a complete water analysis.

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

How did you come to the conclusion that it was...

How did you come to the conclusion that it was the waterline?

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

I would shut off the main valve coming out of...

I would shut off the main valve coming out of your holding tank and see if the pressure gauge drops. If it does you are losing water either out of your main line or from a leaking check valve or foot...
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Posted By Hydro68

Going with your own well is a very smart move. It...

Going with your own well is a very smart move. It will most likely be the same style well that is supplying the homes now but instead of the noisy pump in the basement you will have the submersible...
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Posted By Hydro68

It doesn't sound like your tank is getting much...

It doesn't sound like your tank is getting much storage. If it was,and unless you have a good size leak in your lines,your tank should store a certain amount of water where the pumo wouldn't cycle as...
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Posted By Hydro68

I'm confused about your set up. Does everyone...

I'm confused about your set up. Does everyone have a pump system in their basement that draws water from these tanks? And where exactly are these tanks located?

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

Why does it not have a pressure switch?And if it...

Why does it not have a pressure switch?And if it does,than you have some kind of restriction between the pump and the tank or your tank is water logged. That pump unless wired direct and being turned...
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Posted By Hydro68

You need to call your local board of health and...

You need to call your local board of health and ask them about this.

HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

Brandon, it sounds to me like the pump isn't...

Brandon,
it sounds to me like the pump isn't primed all the way. If you have a pressure gauge on top of your pump loosen it up so air can escape while you are priming. If there is a bushing that the...
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Posted By Hydro68

I woud replace the switch and make sure the...

I woud replace the switch and make sure the nipple isnt clogged.


HYDRO
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Posted By Hydro68

Flow tech pumps are garbage and if the guy that...

Flow tech pumps are garbage and if the guy that installed it had any real experience he wouldn't have suggested it. At this point i would call in a Water Well Professional that will give quick...
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Posted By Hydro68

Bob, it sounds like you have a nozzle in the...

Bob,
it sounds like you have a nozzle in the jet assembly that is partialy clogged. To get the pump to shut off you will have to adjust the pressure switch. With a 3/8" nut driver turn the nut on...
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