water pump breaker tripping


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Old 08-02-18, 08:44 PM
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water pump breaker tripping

i have a submersible pump the pressure switch run between 40-60 psi the well pump is on a 20 amp breaker that keeps tripping at least 10 x a day and there is no control box the switch regulates perfect the well pump is less than a year old just put in in November 2017 can't figure out what is causing breaker to trip problem just started a week ago anyone have any ideas
 
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Old 08-02-18, 09:14 PM
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As a test move the pump to another 20 amp breaker.
 
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Old 08-02-18, 10:41 PM
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I can tell you that punctuation certainly makes posts easier to read.

What is the make and model number of the pump ?
Are you running it on 120v or 240v ?

The running amperage of the motor needs to be checked to see if it's close to nameplate rating.
 
 

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