Well pump shuts off


Old 02-23-09, 08:39 PM
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Well pump shuts off

I have a well, tank and pressure switch. When I open a faucet the pump runs for about a minute and shuts off. When I bypassed the pressure switch the pump ran constantly, so much that when I closed the faucet with the pump running it blew out the safety valve. I replaced the pressure switch but the same problem persists. Any ideas?
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Old 02-23-09, 09:44 PM
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You have a water logged tank.

Read the sticky at the top of the page, and it will get you back going the way it should be.

You should never by pass the pressure switch.
That can cause pipes to burst, and nobody want that.

Read this-----> Waterlogged

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