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    Default very loud well shallow well pump

    Well I have a craftsman 1/2 shallow well jet pump in my basement. It pumps fine, However the sound is unbearable. I have tried to search on here for who makes the quitest pump. I cant seem to find the answer. So my question is which manufactuer makes one that I will not hear in my living room? Thanks in advance Mike

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    DIY Junior Member yar02169's Avatar
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    May 2007
    Quincy, MA


    I am by no means a pro, but I have had a system working well, but the pump was in cavitation. If you have some cavitation, I don't think there is anything that can make it quiet.

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    Jul 2005
    Riverview, Fl.


    Yar could be right, your pump may be cavitating. If so, you can remedy that by backpressuring the pump until the noise stops.

    If you bought a Sears plastic pump, they sound like that out of the box and nothing will quiet them down. If you want a quiet pump, you need a good brand with a cast iron housing. Like the ones I sell:
    Jet Pumps



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