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Sta-rite well pump. My pipes froze and now I have a leak. When I plugged in the pump to check which pipe was leaking it cuts on and off every 2-4 seconds. If fixing the leak does not fix this what should I look for?

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Is the pump above ground or in the well ?
If its above ground, sounds like you have air in the pump which will not let it operate properly, if you fix the leak, you will have manually fill the pump with water from the access hole on top of the pump, its takes time and patients to do this as I used to live in Northern MN, and was on a well too, once in a while I would have to prime the pump do to water loss somewhere in the system, if it is a pump that is down inside the well, you will have to call your local well driller and inquire as to the cost of diagnostics and repair, hope this was helpful, thanks for your Question,

Posted on Jan 22, 2009


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