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Left my hose on all night now no water

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Left my hose on all night now no water
Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Plumber: Martin, Electrical Engineer replied 5 months ago
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Hi. can you tell me a bit more about the problem? Are you on a municipality utility or using a well?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Well water,deep well...left hose on woke up no water.shut off water to house coming out of tank, pressure only cane up to 10psi ..shut off the breaker to the pump for a little bit.. Pressure cane up to about 20psi, but can't get it back up to normal operating pressure.. Checked power to pressure switch and to pump its good 240volts ..what do u think is the issue
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago
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Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Is everything off and the pump running?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don't know
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Turn all plumbing off and then go to the well head and put your hand on it to feel if it is running?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I checked I can't tell
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

What is the gauge saying?

Is the needle moving at all? Bouncing?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Very slowly moving up its atabout 35psi now
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Leave everything off plumbing wise and give it about 10 minutes to see where it is

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Yeah it was at 10psi and for about 30min I shut all power off at the breaker and then turn all power back on and it got up to 35psi .. are u saying leave power on just don't use any water?
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Yes leave power on and leave water off everywhere. You ran your well dry and had air enter the system. Hopefully you have gained back the prime.

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Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Okay, what is the pressure at now?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
At 39psi
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

I think everything is going to be okay. I am sure you have air in the system, but it will get purged out. Do you know what your pressure switch cut in and cut out setting are?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I think 30 50 or 28 48... I don't remember but the switch was just replaced about a month ago and everything has been working fine.. until last night leaving the hose on
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Okay, most likely 30-50. Let's get it to 50 and then turn on water until it drops to 28. Shut off water and see if it recovers back to 50. If so then it is all good

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Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Any thing else you have questions about?

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