Broken pitles

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by Zermac, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. Zermac

    Zermac New Member

    Mar 4, 2013
    Hi Folks
    I'm new and I tryed to replace my well pump and the pitles broke off at the top of the pipe where it connected at the pitles, how can I pull the pump?
  2. valveman

    valveman Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 15, 2006
    Pump Controls Technician
    Lubbock, Texas
    If you got the pitless off and out of the way, and you can still see the drop pipe, you can put a loop over the pipe with a nylon strap and pull on that. I just wonder if your pump is stuck, which is the reason the pitless broke?
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  4. craigpump

    craigpump Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2012
    Self employed water system tech
    Or it is a piece of sch 21 or 40 pvc and the adapter broke off.

    You can make a tool from a piece of steel pipe & some long bolts welded on at an angle to see if you can snag the wire and then pull the pump.
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