04:26AM | 09/12/07
Member Since: 09/11/07
5 lifetime posts

I have a shallow well with a 1/2 hp jet pump. I recently replaced it because of no pressure and water in the lines. Now I have good pressure but seem liek air in the lines. Here is what is happening:

During a shower especially we have decent pressure, the nthe pump kicks on and we have GREAT pressure, but it sputters out and you can hear the pipes making noise like there is air in them or something (banging noise?). I have checked for any leaks and cant find any! I re-taped all my joints just to be sure (pump, tank, etc). I have no idea what to do with this now.... its only when the pump kicks on, the water surges and slows and makes a lot of noise...It NEVER does it when the pump is off, but the second the pump kicks on it starts acting up again.

ANY help is appreciated!




04:40AM | 09/12/07
Member Since: 09/11/07
5 lifetime posts
EDIT: I recently replaced it because of no pressure and air in the lines.

lol, wrote water instead of air...
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