Anyone have some experience dealing with well pumps? My issue is as follows. Run water for some time, say a shower, water is running fine then dies off to a trickle for a short time, the well pump kicks in and flow comes back.
What I have done. I emptied the pressure tank, and tested the pressure. I made sure this was about 2psi less than the cut on pressure for the pump, per instructions. This had no impact on the flow cutting out. I then began looking at the pressure switch for the pump. Changing the cut in pressure and cut out had no impact and seemed to make it a little worse. I then replaced the switch all together. It seemed to get MUCH better. I was able to notice a dead period before the pump kicked on but there was still flow unlike before.
I also cleaned out the tube that connects between the pump and the switch as well as the fittings on both ends. They were dirty and had noticeable build up, but were still unrestricted.
Now we are back to where we were before, flow dies off until the pump kicks in. Any thoughts on this? I have scoured the interwebz repeatedly and looked at multiple suggestions but can't seem to pin down what is going on.
Here is my setup. Well pump cut in/30psi cut out 50psi pressure tank is pressurized to 28 psi as tested empty.