To prime a shallow well pump, turn off the power and the pump control valve. Remove the priming plug, fill the reservoir with water and replace the plug loosely. Run the pump, and repeat the process until the water flows... More »

Consider installing a cast iron hand water pump when a well is shallow. Pumps work most efficiently when a well measures 25 feet or less but can also be used in deeper wells with high water tables. They are often install... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To estimate the cost of installing a new well pump, homeowners need to consider several factors such as the labor fees for pump installation, well depth, pump type and pump's material and motor. As of October 2015, the a... More »

The fuel pump control module is a relay that releases power to operate the fuel pump. The fuel pump control module is part of the constant control relay module, or CCRM. More »

Installing a sump pump in a pit requires attaching a PVC riser pipe to the pump, taping the pump's electrical cord to the riser, attaching a check valve to the top of the riser, and then running additional plumbing to th... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

To prime a well water pump, take out the fill and vent plugs of the pump, pour water in its housing, and reattach the vent plug. Position the fill plug, switch on the pump, and allow water to come out from the fill plug'... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Repair a waterlogged pressure tank by turning off the power, draining the tank and forcing air into it with a compressor, closing the valve and restoring power to the tank. Once it fills with water, it is ready for servi... More »