Check valve on well wont stop running

Discussion in 'Irrigation / Sprinkler Forum' started by Njguy78, Apr 5, 2018.

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The pressure check valve that is connected to my irrigation system wont stop running.

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  1. Njguy78

    Njguy78 New Member

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    The pressure check valve on my well wont stop running, no matter what I do. Unless i turn the breaker off to the well. If i don't it runs non stop. Any help would be very appreciated
     
  2. valveman

    valveman Cary Austin Staff Member

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    Not enough info. Is it the pump that won't stop running until you turn off the breaker?
     
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  4. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

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    Pretty sure it is not a check valve but rather it is a relief valve. Depending on how the pump is turned on/off, you probably have fused contacts on a pressure switch or relay.
     
  5. WorthFlorida

    WorthFlorida The wife is still training me.

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    Is this well/pump for domestic water (pressure tank, etc.) or is it an irrigation well/pump?
     
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