Submerged well pump wont build pressure


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Old 11-28-17, 12:55 PM
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Submerged well pump wont build pressure

submerged well pump running continuesly but wan't build pressure The pump is 2 wire 1/2 hp 8 years old
 
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Old 11-28-17, 01:08 PM
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Either the pump is out of the water or the pump itself is bad.
 
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Old 11-28-17, 03:47 PM
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inlet clogged, seals bad, leak in pipe!
 
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If you have confirmed that the wires going down the well are hot/energized then pulling the well is your next move.
 
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Old 12-05-17, 01:55 PM
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New Pump

Iím looking for a new pump . Any suggestions? Not looking to spend a fortune. Has any one had experience with a Hallmark or Red Lion
 
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So . . . . after running continuously without pumping water, it finally died ?

What did you diagnose to be the cause ?
 
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Old 12-06-17, 02:15 PM
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The pump is still working but it will not build pressure above 10 psi . Have not pulled the pump yet but leaning toward it being bad.
 
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Pulled the pump Found a hole in the nipple connecting pump and the well pipe. Got a new nipple all is back to normal
 
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Old 12-17-17, 06:44 PM
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Wow... you got lucky. Good job and thanks for letting us know how you made out.
 
 

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