I have a submersible pump/deep well. Well-X-Trol Model WX-202 pressure tank, Square D FSG 2 Class 9013 Series B pressure switch, Franklin Electric #280-1070-101 3/4 HP 230v 60hz 1-phase 3450rpm Control Box. I believe the pump/well is about 300 feet deep. House and well built in 1977. I noticed a week ago that pump kicked on when no water was being used. Noticed it only that one time and it kicked on/off 3 or 4 times. A few days ago, had very low pressure all over the house. This low pressure started just after a bad electrical storm. The gauge on the tank showed 0 psi (for real!)and the pump is not running at all. I turned off circuit breaker, then heard all water in the pipes (including water heater) flow back into the pressure tank. When I turned CB back on, it still showed 0 pressure on the gauge, but after a while started getting a little water coming into any faucet/shower. Today, there is no water at all. Turned off CB again and again heard all the water flowing back into the pressure tank. CB is back on. Still have no pressure on gauge. The pump is still NOT coming on. There is NO shut-off valve between the well and the tank.
Does this sound like a simple fix (turn power off and replace Square D pressure switch and clean out the nipple to it?, replace control box?). Even if not simple, I would like to have enough info so the serviceman doesn't rip me off. I have a high-quality Fluke multi-meter on hand and am generally good at fixing things. Thanks very much for any help.
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