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    Default Vaper lock in a gravity fed water system.

    I have a gravity fed wter system coming from a spring. I have water coming into the main line, but not coming into the house. I'm sure it has to be a vaper lock but not sure how to remedy the problem.

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    Apply suction.

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    IF there is any "positive pressure" from the spring, it will NOT vapor lock. The water will push the air out ahead of it.
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    That would depend on how the line is run. If any of the line rises high enough, it may rely on siphoning to overcome the high spot.

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