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City Pressure Booster Troubleshooting

Problem Cause Correction
Pump does not start or shuts down,
No power supply. Connect the electricity supply.
Incorrect voltage. Pump is 115 Volt only. It will not start with 230V supply.
Incorrectly plumbed. Confirm FIG 1 installation in the instructions is correct. Confirm ball valves #1 and #2 are open in suction and discharge. Confirm ball valve #3 is closed on bypass.
Blocked inlet Check if pump suction inlet screen is blocked. See fig 5 in the instructions.
Insufficient water supply Insure water source is providing sufficient water.
Pump starts when no water is consumed.
Pipe leaking. Insure all threads have 3 wraps of Teflon tape + hand tight + 1/2 turn with wrench.
Tank pressure is low. See FIG 3 in the instructions to check and add air pressure to the tank.
Air in the system. Insure all threads have 3 wraps of teflon tape + hand tight + 1/2 turn with wrench. Re-prime unit.
Pump does not shut down when water is not consumed. Blocked check valve. See fig 4 in the instructions. Confirm check valve is free of debris and functions freely.

 

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