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kevin79

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Location: Michigan

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Monday, April 24th 2017, 7:01am

Pump loosing prime, output fluctuates

I just installed a new pump as my old one cracked over the weekend. I noticed that the pump doesn't keep prime. When I do get prime back, the PSI fluctuates a lot (from around 10 to 35) There is also a gauge on my well that shows negative pressure and that goes down to 0 after a couple hours. I have a backflow preventer on the line that was replaced last year, could it have gone bad already? Any other ideas as to why I might be loosing prime, the PSI fluctuates and the pressure on my well drops?

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