foot valve stuck closed?

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Old 06-27-07, 02:00 PM
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foot valve stuck closed?

What would be the symptoms of a system if the foot valve was stuck closed. 1/3 Hp covertable jet pump with foot valve and injector in the well.

Would the pump built pressure with the prime water but be unable to produce flow? No flow and pressure?
 
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Old 06-28-07, 08:08 AM
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There's usually not enough "prime" water to build much pressure. You might see the pressure gauge jump, but it will usually drop back off fairly quickly.
You could have a stuck footvalve, a plugged nozzle, or an internal pump problem that could lead to the scenarios that you seem to be describing.
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