1. dadof5

    dadof5 New Member

    Aug 28, 2005
    last night water just quit coming out of shower went under house found blown fuse replaced it and it blew again took off well cap and noticed wires were fried that come out off well cap and go to the control box repaired wires replced fuses nothing but blew fuse again checked control box with ohmmeter seemed good was checking my pumptrol fsg2 pressure switch and it is closed with no power to it is this bad or is it the pump which is a submersible thats all i know trying to get in touch with former home owner also pressure gauge is pegged but not sure if it works HELP help help
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  2. Dunbar Plumbing

    Dunbar Plumbing Master Plumber

    Apr 18, 2005
    Service Plumber, Outdoor Temperature Relief Owner
    Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Area
    An electrician can check the wiring leading to the pump to see if the pump has failed; sounds like the wiring leading to the pump wasn't protected which caused it to short out/burn up.
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  4. Gary Slusser

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

    Aug 31, 2004
    Wherever I park the motorhome.
    You need a pump guy or well driller, or a plumber that is capable of pulling the pump, to check out the electrical components of the system. You may have a bad control box or pump motor windings or a shorted cable etc..

    Quality Water Associates
  5. speedbump

    speedbump New Member

    Jul 15, 2005
    Water well and pump tech.
    Riverview, Fl.
    Not anything against electricians, but I would get a qualified pump person to check the wiring. This is what they do.

    The gauge is obviously stuck there. This is a normal thing with gauges and well water.

  6. duckmill

    duckmill New Member

    Feb 10, 2009
    post a question?

    how do i post a question?
  7. duckmill

    duckmill New Member

    Feb 10, 2009
    i really need help

    i have no water and dont know what to do?
  8. masterpumpman

    masterpumpman New Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    Consult and Teach Well Drilling Internationally
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Call a pump man!

    Burn't wires and blown fuses indicate a short somewhere. If you have an Amprobe and a Volt meter and know how to use them, we can walk you through some further DIY tests. If you don't have them I recommend that you contract a trusted/qualified/certified pump installer.
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