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    Well, I think we have it solved. DH replaced...

    Well, I think we have it solved.
    DH replaced the relay and the start capacitor today and VOILA !
    Everything ran perfectly.
    Let's just hope this does the trick.
    THANK YOU so much for your...
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    Thanks. The new pressure switch is right at the...

    Thanks. The new pressure switch is right at the pressure tank.
    (pressure tank = 1 year old? ... time flies, could be two?)

    I'll ask DH about the pressure in the tank. I was reading about "too...
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    So, if we just replaced the tank and the bladder...

    So, if we just replaced the tank and the bladder is "bad", what did we do wrong to cause that AND does it mean a whole new tank again? :confused::(

    How do we test this? (whether or not it is the...
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    I just got a phone call from DH, who observed...

    I just got a phone call from DH, who observed this morning that it takes two or three times of the pump going on/off, on/off, on/off until it finally stays on "normally". When it is doing that quick...
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    WOW ! That would sure be nice. ;) I know my...

    WOW ! That would sure be nice. ;)
    I know my friend's has been down for 30 years. They never even "think" about their water system. It just chugs along.

    No time to check the capacitor last night....
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    Two years. Well, bummer for that neighbour. :(:p...

    Two years. Well, bummer for that neighbour. :(:p

    Found the control box. DO NOT tell DH that it was hiding under an old riding helmet that I haven't worn since I was a kid !!! :o

    Let's cross our...
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    Oh, ok, gotcha. So, we haven't really been using...

    Oh, ok, gotcha. So, we haven't really been using that line this year at all except to fill a smallish bucket once a day to water the goats. We haven't been doing any irrigating.
    I think if we did...
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    Thanks for the reply. I really appreciate your...

    Thanks for the reply.
    I really appreciate your advice.
    We kinda figured we'd killed the pump, but were hoping against hope that we hadn't. :( Big bill ahead, I guess.
    I have read about the...
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    Bump :confused::(;)

    Bump :confused::(;)
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    Water suddenly shuts off

    Hi.
    We have an 86' well with a submersable pump.
    We replaced the pressure tank last year and the pressure switch last week. ;)
    Particularly when we run the water from the "irrigation" pipe...
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    Most brands (Maytag/ Fridgidaire/Samsung, etc)...

    Most brands (Maytag/ Fridgidaire/Samsung, etc) require the tech to remove the TOP in order to get the front panel off.
    "Dryers are light weight".....well, that's as may be, but most techs will not...
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    :eek: EEK !!!! No, No !!! Don't do that. I NEVER...

    :eek: EEK !!!! No, No !!! Don't do that. I NEVER have a smelly issue with my Maytag Neptune. It's the best piece of equipment I own. I'm talkin' of ALL the tools I use (and believe me, I have some...
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    OK !!! Now I get it.

    Thank you !!! I get it (finally :o )
    Ok, so BEFORE we started using that "maintenance faucet", the irrigation was set up as you suggested. There is a big ball valve and large pipes. SO ... we need...
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    Maytag had a "kit" to fix this problem .........

    Maytag had a "kit" to fix this problem ...... again, it's a shame DH isn't here...(I'm at work)....He's a major appliance service technician.
    I do know that he tells customers to
    ~use HE...
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    Yes, I have a bladder type pressure tank. The new...

    Yes, I have a bladder type pressure tank. The new one is a bit larger than the one we replaced.
    I guess I'm just not getting what you mean by "using enough water".
    I "thought" I understood how the...
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    Valveman; Thank you for your reply. I have no...

    Valveman;
    Thank you for your reply.
    I have no idea what you are talking about. :o
    Sorry to be blunt, but there's no sense in beating around the bush, the way I figure it.
    I don't get how I...
  17. Thread: Front Load Washer

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    LOL ! :p I asked him this question, but I...

    LOL ! :p
    I asked him this question, but I misunderstood, too. I thought you just wanted to mount the AW on a "pedistal". My DH laughed when I told him that the salesman said it had to be a...
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    The pressure tank is "before" the filter system....

    The pressure tank is "before" the filter system. That's why we want to use it for irrigation, etc. The horses are fine with unfiltered. :p
    So, why "especially" from the pressure tank?
    I'm glad to...
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    High RPM's for sure !!!!

    Well, we are Maytag people.
    My DH is a major appliance service technician. I sure wish he were here. :rolleyes:
    I KNOW that the RPM's on the Maytag Neptune HE front loader are among the highest...
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    Drawing from pressure tank.

    Hello. I am so happy to have found this forum.
    We live out of town on a small acreage and have our own water.
    We recently replaced our pressure tank, which was an expenive, but relatively easy...
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