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Sounds like a motor running in my wall when the water is running

I’m in desperate need of advice. I started having a vibration in my pipes that sounded like a motor in my wall any time any water was running in my house. I checked the pressure and realized my ...
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Low water pressure throughout house after adding outdoor spigot

Plumber added a hose spigot outside off the kitchen. Afterwards, the pressure for all the sinks and showers was off or low. He came back, ran all taps open at once, and cleared debris from aerators, ...
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Hot water pressure won’t come back. Cold water is fine

So I had to remove the cartridge from my shower. I shut off the main valve on top the water heater but couldn’t figure out why it didn’t stop the cold water. I eventually had to go outside and open ...
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New Pressure water tank

I replaced my old tank with a new 86-gallon tank. Also replaced pressure switch 30/50. Not getting any water in the house. What might be the cause of this. Also Checked the control box to make sure it ...
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Pressure vacuum breaker noise

I have a 6 zone sprinkler system about 6 years old. Two zones are just shrubs and bushes using dribblers. The other 4 have pop ups. When a pop up zone is runner the pressure vacuum breaker makes a ...
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Connecting Amana Furnace Pressure Switch

Hello fellow DIY'ers, I had to turn on the heating for the first time this season, our Amana gas furnace didn't stay lit for more than ~7 seconds. I did some research online, ended up cleaning the ...
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Goodman MEC961 furnace glowing but not fully igniting. Suspected pressure issues

I have a a Goodman GMEC961004CN. Propane 100,000 BTU two stage furnace. I went to fire it up, and we got lots of air and no heat coming out of it. I checked the board and we had 7 red blinks. The ...
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Instant drop in pressure at pressure tank

I have an 80 gallon pressure tank and my pressure switch is set to 52/72. When I try to fill a 250 gallon tank with a 3/4 garden hose, there’s an instant pressure drop when pressure hits 40 psi I’m ...
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Increase pressure on. Vitodens 200w boiler

I have a vitodens 200-w boiler with 4 zones. The pressure gauge reads 0 so no heat. I can hear water flowing through the pipes. How do I increase the pressure? Or do I need to call a repair company? I ...
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Pulling air in my well bladder

I've shut everything off and drained the water trying to add air with sun joe air compressor it gets about 11.5 the gun overheats by the time it cools off down to 7. Is my pressure tank leaking air ...
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New Gas Water Heater Installation

I had a brand new water heater installed back in February but by the end of May, I had water gushing out the side of my house and the plumbing company is telling me it is the temperature and pressure ...
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Is 20' of 2" PVC with 2 45 degree elbows too restrictive for a 92% furnace?

I have a Goodman furnace, 92% efficient, GKS91155DXAF. The exhaust vent flue was previously 2 inch PVC with one 45 degree elbow about 6 feet long overall, and it was routed directly into a piece of 6&...
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Are compressor pressure switches adjustable or repairable?

I have a craftsman air compressor. It's about 20 years old, but for many years now, if I let it run on it's own, it will always blow the pressure relief valve. I don't need a lot of volume, so I ...
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Flexline on a t and p release valve?

Opened new water heater box and noticed that the t and p valve is in the wrong place...on top. It used to be connected on the side with a copper flexline, then 3/4 copper pipe through a kitchen party ...
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150 psi dual pump pressure switch issue

I have this pump (12v dc dual 150psi diaphragm pump). As you can see it has a built in pressure switch which I have disconnected because it does not pump water at all if it is connected - it turns on ...
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Strange clicking noise related to water supply

I have experienced a strange clicking noise coming from under my house. Not the banging noise I read about in other posts - this is not the sound of a pipe hitting a wall. It's very hard to trace as ...
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can i change the differential to 10 psi on a well p/s to make it cut in at 10 psi and cut out at 20 psi

I set my new pump at appt 190'in a appt. 200' hole,the mfg performance sheet said i should get 19 psi& 8.9 gpm. At 197'. at 190' I get appt. 21 psi & appt.10 gpm , I set my bladder tank at 8 ...
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What is causing leak at my boiler through pressure relief valve?

Recently my boiler is leaking periodically through the pressure relief valve. I replaced with a new pressure relief valve. Still leaking so I hired a plumber he said my expansion tank is filled with ...
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well pressure switch in barn, pressure tank in house

My well control setup is in the unheated barn. I tried to keep the pump room heated for a few years but am tired of replacing pressure tanks that freeze up over the winter due to electricity being ...
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