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Simer/Ace ACE5S, Shallow well pump, low GPM, low Pres. connected to a 35 Gal/H2ow-to waterworker tank. Pump comes on everytime we draw water, runs for several minutes with slightest draw, runs all time on large draw and continues for several minutes after shuting off tap.

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  • guyold May 26, 2011

    I dropped the pressure in the tank to 22 Psi, now water runs quite a while before switching the pump on.--Still have low pressure and low volume.

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I would check all fittimg and connections for small leaks. Also check foot valve and make sure there is no debree hanging up in it.It sounds to me like you are losing water at a slow rate. Have you checked pressure on tank. I set at 2 p.s.i. below cut in setting. Thanks

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  • Jack Spooner May 26, 2011

    I know it can be quite a hassle sometimetimes but I would still recommend pulling the pump and checking any fittings you may have in the lines and the screen over the foot valve and clean the screen and valve as needed.. Have a nice day and I hope this helps you. Thanks Frodo

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