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Flotec water pump. Our pump is over 4 years old. It seems to work well. Today, we found that after pumping, when the wather is switched off, the last few seconds of pumping which build up the pressure 'jutters', where previously it was very smooth?

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  • john97900 Sep 08, 2009

    Water hammer is probably a good description for it. However, it's only just started doing it after 4 years - and since posting this message, it has come and gone a few times.

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Sounds like water hammer when water stops flowing abruptly it will "hammer" in the pipe the solution is to have a bounce tube above your faucet this gives the water a place to lose energy.

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