Pressure problems

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by Rodney, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. Rodney

    Rodney New Member

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    Ran out of water had load delivered have 20 ft of water above foot valve. Put new foot vale on filled line with water as well as line going into house.\
    Shallow well jet pump. When I prime pump after several tries get up to 25lbs can no get any higher
  2. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

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    Plugged ejector on jet will give you that symptom.
  3. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    Some pumps will destroy themselves if they run dry...don't know if the type you have is one of those...you may need a new pump if it ran dry for long.
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