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I replaced my well pump and put everything back where it was. I prime it and plug in and pump runs but I got no pressure and no water comes through. I even put hide in line from the well Any ideas


it still needs priming all the way down to the foot valve
try putting a hose fitting in the primer hole and with a good water supply ( tank, garden hose ) turned on run the pump until you get a good supply the turn of the primer hose
if you have an air leak the pump will stop pumping after a few seconds as it sucks in the air and the prime is lost
could indicate that there is no water at the foot valve

Sep 05, 2015 | Plumbing

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PRIME A GOULD PUMP


whats your question how to prime the pump? if so at the bottom is a 3/4 inch plug screwed into it, or at top, once the pump is hooked up to the lines turn off the power, and unscrew the prime plug fill with water, then screw in tight DO NOT USE THREAD SEALANT THEN THROW THE POWER TO THE PUMP, of course house supply valve must be off 3/4 turn valve off until the line is primed then open the supply line to house slowly to supply the water to all the lines, NOTE WHEN YOU FIRST INSTALL A NEW PUMP, HAS TO BE PRIMED, HAVE TO HAVE SUPPLY LINES FROM WELL TO HOUSE CLOSED TO PRESSURE THE TANK AND TO FILL THE LINES.

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I have a Milwaukee paint sprayer that will not prime and stay primed. If I work with it I can get it to spray water sometimes and never paint. I tried to prime with it and had to water down the primer to...


I had the same problem. Turned out to be the hose clamp was loose and it was sucking air. I did not find the problem until I connected the garden hose adapter and pressurized the line. After the line was pressurize water was sqirting out at the from the hose connection on the right angle connected. Tighted the clamp and it primed without issue.

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2 hp Swimming Pool - Jet / Well Pump Motor / Century B124: Water pump from swimming pool to filter lost it's ...


NOT THE MOTOR ,THE SEAL... JET PUMPS ARE NOT FOR POOLS.. LOW FLOW HIGH PRESSURE.. YOU NEED HIGH FLOW LOW PRESSURE ... IF NOT YOU MAY HAVE A SUCTION LEAK OR A BAD SHAFT SEAL... VOTE JAY

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My Stay Rite Pump 1 hp, 230 volt model DS3HE - 01 runs, but does not operate my irrigation system with any pressure. I resume the pump has lost its prime, but have no clue as to what I might do to fix it?


pumps lose prime for a few reasons...bad foot/check valve, crack in the suction line are probably the two most common.. see if there is a threaded fitting( most pros put one on the pipe some where) on the top feed of the pump. open it up and add water til the pump fills up. if the pump is outside turn the pump on before resealing the fitting, otherwise resael the fitting and open a spicket outside. depending on your water table it could take some time to prime but in normal circumstances up to 20 minsif it does not prime you may want to consider hiring a pro!!

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I have a Guundfos CHIE 4 circulation pump that is constantly running. I closed the valve on the pressure side but is still runs. On a previous post I was told it "may have lost its prime". The pump is...


You have a defective pressure switch.But replacing the switch. Do the following; Open the pressure switch cover, and find the two adjusting nuts. One is for the cut-off pressure (40psi) and the other is for the cut-in pressure (20 psi). Adjust the the nut with a longer stem counter clockwise (loose) with the pump running. Take care not to touch the power line attach
to it. Continue the adjustment until the pump stops,
at 40 psi. Then, observe - Pump must stop once the
pressure is attained. Then, open the valve until it
start (20psi).. Then you can adjust the other nut to
cut in at 20 psi.
To prime the pump; open and fill the priming port full
with water.and replace the priming port plug. Set
the water flow control valve at full close position.
Switch the power on to run the pump and slowly
open the control valve to appropriate setting such
that the pump doesn't lost the suction. Send your e-
mail for further comment. God bless u

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Jet pump does not pump water


I had a similar problem and as a last resort took the pump apart and cleaned it and the jet. It's a very old pump but works ok now.
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My pool pump won't prime


If the pump is above the pool water level the it is unlikly that the tank will fill completely with valves open (which is ok).Most pumps are self priming and will pick up a prime with water level below suction inlet on strainer. Try starting on main drain again and slowly open skimmer line. Did you remove water from skimmer line and winterize(if in cold weather climate)during closing?.I know this sounds stupid, but make sure water level in pool is well into skimmer. If air situation remains after scspriggs' and these thoughts then prepare for a pressure test on skimmer line to determine location of leakage.

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Pressure washer with no pressure


Are you priming the water lines before you switch on the power?
i.e. with power OFF, hook up hose and turn hose on (doesn't need to have much hose pressure), then take your spray gun or attachment and pull the trigger and allow water to flow through the system (at hose pressure obviously). You might need to gravity feed it if its not flowing through...

But you will generally only get pressure once all the air is removed from the lines and the pump is pushing water only... Once you have water flow and lines are primed, switch on pump and see if that solves it.

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Hobart lx30 : rinse cycle


The rinse water in a LX30 is driven by water pressure. A solenoid valve, bottom front - gold body, opens up and allows the water to flow.

If you are referring to the rinse agent pump, there must be NO leaks in the tubing or the hose that runs through the pump. And if the unit has lost its prime, using your hand to "seal" it, and forcing water from the faucet into the line can prime it.

Good luck - Mike

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