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I have a Utilitech 1hp shallow well pump. It will run fine

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I have a Utilitech 1hp shallow well pump. It will run fine for about 2 or 3 minutes then it just shuts down. I have checked the pressure switch and contacts are still closed when this happens. About 45 seconds to a minute after it shuts down it comes back on and runs for about 2-3 minutes and huts down again. Any suggestions ? The pump is about 3 years old.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Mike R. replied 2 years ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** I have been in the plumbing field for 20 years. I will be glad to help you today. If you let a little bit of air out of your diaphragm tank from the air valve does water or air come out?