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my well pump is coming on every 10 minutes for no reason,runs

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my well pump is coming on every 10 minutes for no reason,runs for about a minute shuts off and comes back on with no water being used,new check valve installed,clamps retightened,pressue in tank is good
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Jerry replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JA! Unfortunately this points to a leak in the line. Could be in the well Or underground.
Expert:  Jerry replied 5 years ago.

One way to test if this is a leak underground or in the well, is to install another check valve in the line closer to the pressure switch. Ill be happy to help you trouble shoot this further if you have any questions.


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