Originally Posted by craigpump
Yeah, you have 220 volts, but how many amps is the pump pulling when it starts and runs???
Washers around the pipe made from PVC? I bet he meant rubber discs, wait till you pull that by hand and they act like plungers.....
If it really is 220 Volts that seems low to me. It would be even lower down in the well.
Most places in the US are 240v now a days.
A amp probe will tell a lot.
Theory only works perfect in a vacuum.