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    Jun 2012

    Default Well pump noises

    My 20 year old well pump works fine building up pressure, but when it stops I hear a quick series of noises coming from the tank. It is 5-6 who-hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo noises over about 1.5 seconds. They are not very loud and decrease in intensity from beginning to end of the series. The noise sounds like combination of a whease, moan or, sob and laugh, perhaps with a slight rub or low squeak to begin with underneath the noise. As it happen the water gauge goes down quickly.

    What is it and what do I do about it? Thanks.
    Last edited by Jim w; 06-11-2012 at 11:01 AM.

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