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    Pressure gauge

    Why would a pressure gauge do this? It goes to 0psi in about 5 seconds after closing both valves. There is no leak, i could understand if it did it over a longer period of time with the water cooling off and possibly pulling it into a vacuum.

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    is this possibly on the suction or intake of the pump/piping???

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    Gauge is across the pump.

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    Is it a new gague? Looks like it's open to the discharge side in the pictures. How much standing pressure is there? Shouldn't be zero. Is the PRV on the suction side of the pump?
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    No problem with the system or pump. I just noticed when the gauge is isolated it drops to 0 psi. There are no leaks and it does it within 5 seconds. Just kinda weird to me. Not a big deal

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spitz View Post
    No problem with the system or pump. I just noticed when the gauge is isolated it drops to 0 psi. There are no leaks and it does it within 5 seconds. Just kinda weird to me. Not a big deal

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    Ohhhh, ok. Looked closer and now I see what you are saying. You showed pics of suction side, discharge and isolated. It's gotta be a small leak. It may be just air at this point but may turn to a water leak. It may be so small, when the water gets to the leak point, it may virtually stop... or slow down significantly.
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    Im sure my Chinese gauge will be filled with water soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spitz View Post
    Im sure my Chinese gauge will be filled with water soon

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    Lol
    At least it would be a liquid filled gague!
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    Bleed the air from the gauge?


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    Quote Originally Posted by gravity View Post
    Bleed the air from the gauge?


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    Had both valves open with the pump running. So the only air that could possibly be in it is in the top of the tee. Hope to be back tomorrow. Replacing a couple PK's

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    Where are the valves?

    What type of valves?

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    Try a different gauge.

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