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I have a 3/4 h.p. 4'' sub. pump. when the holding tank level drops enough to allow the float to drop and open the valve to allow well water to enter the holding tank, as soon as the pressure drops enough to kick on the well pump idrops to about 12 pounds of pumping pressure . it will pump at this pressure for a bit then the pump shuts off. it will restart in a min or so then kick off again until the holding tank is full again. is this normal? the shutdown seems to occur at the pump as i have checked the vmotor control box and it appears to still have power going out of it when the pump is not pumping.

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The control box is always connected to the power
supply, that why it got power even the pump is not running. However, it does not consume much energy
as when the sub. pump is running. The operation of your pump is fully automatic. There's liquid level controller inside the well and a water level controller (float switch) at the holding tank. I believe there's nothing wrong with your sub. pump. Everything is
normal. If the control box senses abnormality, it
will just shut the sub. pump off. Just send in your e-mail if you need our assistance. God bless you.
it

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  • rolando ingking Oct 26, 2009

    The control box is always connected to the power
    supply, that why it got power even the pump is not running. However, it does not consume much energy
    as when the sub. pump is running. The operation of your pump is fully automatic. There's liquid level controller inside the well and a water level controller (float switch) at the holding tank. I believe there's nothing wrong with your sub. pump. Everything is
    normal. If the control box senses abnormality, it
    will just shut the sub. pump off. Just send in your e-mail if you need our assistance. God bless you.
    it

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