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 Water Pump cut off
Author: RLL308 (NY)

I have checked this forum for my issue but didn't see one that fit me. I have a shallow well pump in my basement, Connected to a bladder tank then to a wTer system.. My problem was the pump was shutting off. I changed the pressure switch with a new 30/50 switch. The pump still won't stutt off, seems to be holding at a 35 psi. Put a new fiberglass tank in. Water won't shut off and tank does t seem to be filling. It's pumping water cause I opened hose up and water is coming out. Any suggestions?

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 Re: Water Pump cut off
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

Does the system hold 35 psi when you turn the power off to the pump ? It doesn't leak down ? Maybe the pump is worn out ?

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 Re: Water Pump cut off
Author: RLL308 (NY)

It holds its pressure

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 Re: Water Pump cut off
Author: m & m (MD)

Check the nozzle for debris/rust/iron in it.

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 Re: Water Pump cut off
Author: hj (AZ)

Repair the pump. It can ONLY produce 35 psi, regardless of what the switch is set for.

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