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Water well my father in law pressurized my tank and now there is air in the line and dirt coming out of all the faucets. help

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You only have to shut the intake valve, disconnect the inlet pipes & clean the filters on the hoses. both sides. If the filters are damaged, replace. Open the wall faucet to let all the dirt come out into a bucket. Refit carefully, open valve. Check for leaks.

To clean your dispenser (where the water enters your machine) you have to refer to your manual. If it is not possible to clean out you have to replace it.

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Okay.

Here is what I would suspect at this point:
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- Incorrect air pressure in tank, or

- Clogged filters

To check air pressure:
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Empty tank and check pressure -- it should be 7 PSI.

Note: There is a rubber bladder in the tank in which the water is stored -- if this bladder is ruptured, the air pressure in the tank will not hold.

So, adjust air pressure, try system again. If it works for a while and then stops, empty tank and check air pressure for 7 PSI.

Clogged filters?
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If the system doesn't work when tank pressure is adjusted, empty tank and check pressure again. If pressure is still 7 PSI, then replace filters.

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