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I have a well water pump that will not get top pressure. Does it need to be bleed from the pump to the well?

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How pressure will it build does the pump stey running or does the pressure switch kick out ? if u hear a click and pump stops u need to adjust pressure switch so it will go higher or get a new switch switches are rated like 20-50 20-60 what is ur switch rated for ? if the switch doesn't kick out and pump just keeps running and running u either have a bad pump or ur sucking air

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