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    Default Is it advisable to replace wire to pump.......................

    when replacing the pump? It has been in the well since 2000

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    If it is single jacketed wire I would replace it with double jacketed wire. If it is double jacketed wire and it looks ok, it should be fine.

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    We replace the wire 99% of the time.

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    I just bought new wire, a kit, and it is for a 3 wire pump, mine is 2 wire, just leave one wire off? or is it not compatible?
    thanks folks

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    Hook the wires up to the pump red to red, black to black and green to green and forget about the yellow

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    you guys are great, thank you very much, Randy

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