Valve head on Birm tank

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by Randy Davidson, May 13, 2008.

  1. Randy Davidson

    Randy Davidson New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    I am totally new at working on my well so here goes. My birm tank head is losing pressure by way of the valve head. The rod that connects to the timer and goes down into the tank is leaking air and water. My tank and head have absolutely no brand name on them so I was unable to lookup a parts list or any info. My water has a high concentration of iron so I was wondering if possibly the rod may just be gunked up and may need cleaning or maybe a gasket needs replacing. Like I said I'm new at all this so I was a little hesitant about removing the valve head until I got a little more info. Anybody have a little helpful info? Much appreciated.
     
  2. valveman

    valveman Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2006
    Occupation:
    Pump Controls Technician
    Location:
    Lubbock, Texas
    Sorry I,m lost. How about a picture?
     
  3. Sponsor

    Sponsor Paid Advertisement

     
  4. Randy Davidson

    Randy Davidson New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    Here is a couple of pics of the front and back opened up showing the rod connected to the timer I referred too. Hope this helps.
     

    Attached Files:

  5. Gary Slusser

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2004
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Wherever I park the motorhome.
  6. Randy Davidson

    Randy Davidson New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    Thank you very much. I definately can use the manual to this also. Found the rebuild kit and ordered it in. Gotta keep mama happy.
     
Similar Threads: Valve head
Forum Title Date
Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog Lake pump pressure relief valve Jul 16, 2015
Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog setting bladder tank pressure; selecting pressure relief valve Jul 5, 2015
Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog No water after repairing footvalve Jun 20, 2015
Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog Check valve after tank tee? Why? Jun 9, 2015
Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog Shower control valve removal May 18, 2015

Share This Page