THe water pump is used in homes, cars and wells. It is vital and a broken one means the water we depend on ceases to flow. Many of us are not mechanically inclined but would rather not have to pay hundreds of dollars to find out why the pump is not working properly. Troubleshooting the broken water yourself can lead to helping trim the cost of using a repairman.
Got a Franklin Electric well pump model 2801084915, 1hp, 230 volts. I measured the 10awg hot wire at 10amps. but because its only one hot wire, would that make it 120v? trying to find the correct wattage.
My situation (Low pressure pumping water uphill)
Water: slightly dirty/silty water
Water Source: Stream/river
Uphill distance: 240m = 787 ft
Head distance: 42m = 137ft
Water use: storage and Irrigation
A submersible water pump is not an option because of security reasons.
Water pump tried...
Hello All, I’ve spent 2 weeks trying to figure out what kind of pump I should purchase and I’m more confused now than when I started. I’ve built a solar heater for my pool using 1/2” black thin wall tubing. I have about 700 feet of tubing on the roof of my house. Currently I’ve been using a...
We have a 3hp diaphragm pump with 3in hoses.
We are attempting to use this to pump mud and debries from the button of our lake around our dock.
There is a strainer on the end of the suction hose. The pump will pimp water and we see it pull in leafs but we have yet to see it pump any mud.
I'm dealing with a Honda WX15 pump that seems to have an electrical gremlin. The unit will not turn off when I turn the on/off switch to the off position -- I have to pull the spark plug lead. Also, the unit can be started with the switch in the off position and also if I remove the switch...
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