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I have a Aqua-Air water system tank V60 GK9304 No A37. Over

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I have a Aqua-Air water system tank V60 GK9304 No A37. Over the weekend I noticed a lot of air coming through the spigots. The pressueon the tank gaugen is
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Customer: When I tried to tip the tank, it seems like it only has air in it. I think the water is pumping up from the well. Could the tank be air bound. How do I fix it?
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Customer: The gauge is set for 40 and it holds that pressure, but it cannot be water. The stream of water seemed weeker today.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 6 months ago.

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You're holding tank always should only have mostly air in it. The air in the tank helps maintain a pressure cushion so the pump doesn't short cycle. If you have a submersible pump (in the well) then the air is likely coming from the water in the line between the tank and the pump draining back into the well because the check valve in the pump has failed.