well knocking

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by kenpav, Mar 13, 2006.

  1. kenpav

    kenpav New Member

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    I have a 600 foot deep well running a 1 1/2 pump. There is an additional check valve at the 250 foot level. When the pump shuts off, I here a series of clunks, Two or three, each getting softer. It has done this for years. Now it is starting to bug me. I changed the check valve and the pressure switch. No dice. The pump was also changed a couple of years ago. ANY IDEAS ?
     
  2. speedbump

    speedbump Previous member

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    Which check valve did you change?

    bob...
     
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  4. kenpav

    kenpav New Member

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    The One By The Tanks. Also When The Pump Was Replaced That Valve Was Changed. I Do Not Know If They Changed The One Half Way Down The Well.
     
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    speedbump Previous member

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    I would remove the one by the tank and I think your clunk will go away.

    bob...
     
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    It Is Worth A Try. It Is The Eaisest To Get At.
     
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