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Chlorinated my well. Now pump won't come on. Pressure reads

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Chlorinated my well. Now pump won't come on. Pressure reads 32 lbs on switch. Switch has power
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 30 minuets
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The wire going to the pump is hot. The well casing was rusty. Pump worked while running chlorine water through system.
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: Just discovered it when I tried to clean the system and start using the water
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  WCohn replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you.

Expert:  WCohn replied 9 months ago.

Can you hear and feel the pump running?

Expert:  WCohn replied 9 months ago.

I'm concerned about the hot wire! When you turn in the water do you have adequate pressure or does it seem like 32 psi is accurate?