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Model J100A3

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1/2 HP Shallow Well Jet Pump

$197.00 /each

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The Everbilt 1/2 HP shallow-well jet pump has a pre-wired pressure switch 30/50 psi for automatic operation and self-primes after the housing is initially filled with water. The fiberglass-reinforced thermoplastic pump housing resists corrosion. This pump comes ready to install and is designed for wells with pumping levels of 25 ft. or less. This jet pump has a fan-cooled and dual voltage 115/230-Volt motor.

  • Thermoplastic pump housing for rust free
  • Superior performance at depths to water of 25 ft. or less
  • Heavy-duty dual voltage 115/230-Volt motor, pre-set at 230-Volt
  • Self-priming after pump housing is initially filled

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Can this be wired to 115 volt?

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May 24, 2016
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Yes, it can. See your instructions on how to convert from 210 to 115. A video is available on YouTube showing how to do this. As always turn off power or disconnect before performing any maintenance or repair of pump to avoid electrical
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June 9, 2015
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Yes, there is a voltage selector inside the control box. Just remove four (4) screws to get access to the voltage selector. Remember to verify the manual for the correct wiring configuration for 115 volt (live, common and ground).
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October 18, 2014
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This pump comes preset for 230 volts ac. There is a switch that must be moved to 115 volts. The installation manual tells you how to change the voltage setting.
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Springwater, NY, USA
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August 29, 2014
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Yes you can. Switch attached to pump with easy instruction.
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July 22, 2014
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yes, this pump work 110 or 220 v. Follow instructions. it's only a simple switch.
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Harrison ME/Westminster MA
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July 21, 2014
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Yes. There is a switch inside the main cover (not the connection cover) that will change voltage. It's set for the higher (220 or 230 VAC).
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why is my pump turning of and on like a jack hammer

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June 8, 2015
I INSTALLED the pump, water off I set the pressure tank to 28psi turned water on pump runs when it gets to 50psi it starts hammering.
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October 24, 2015
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You need to install a check valve innline on intake\suction side.
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I hope your question has been answered before this but if not, here goes.
What you are experiencing is called short-cycling created by water hammer causing the pressure switch on this pump to open and close rapidly. This occurs when there is no compressible space in the system and instead the uncompressible water causes the pressure switch to rapidly switch on and off as the water bounces back and forth
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I hope your question has been answered before this but if not, here goes.
What you are experiencing is called short-cycling created by water hammer causing the pressure switch on this pump to open and close rapidly. This occurs when there is no compressible space in the system and instead the uncompressible water causes the pressure switch to rapidly switch on and off as the water bounces back and forth in the system.
Assuming you used the correct procedure to set the pressure in your bladder or diaphragm pressure tank (the pump should have been turned off and the tank should have been empty before setting the air pressure), the pressure tank is likely defective (water logged) and will need to be replaced or the bladder replaced.
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July 1, 2015
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You need a pressure switch to turn the pump off when it reaches the desired pressure.
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cantget pressure but runs i have 1 leg on circuit breaker so i think its 110 it runs for 10 min then overheats and shuts down until it cools back of

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February 13, 2015
I don't have manual anymore
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Check to see if the pump has been switched from 210 to 110. The pump will operate on 115 volt while set to the 210 volt setting. But, will overhear. in addition, check all of your electrical connections, a loose connection will also cause overheating and may damage the pum0. Procedure on checking and performing this repair is available in your instructions, and on YouTube. As always for safety make sure Read More
Check to see if the pump has been switched from 210 to 110. The pump will operate on 115 volt while set to the 210 volt setting. But, will overhear. in addition, check all of your electrical connections, a loose connection will also cause overheating and may damage the pum0. Procedure on checking and performing this repair is available in your instructions, and on YouTube. As always for safety make sure and disconnect power before maintenance or service on your pump to avoid electrical shock. Read Less
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December 8, 2015
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First thing check for the 110 and 220 switch. Make sure it is on 110. Go to internet and locate the pump and download manual.
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Make sure you primed it before and after your backflow valve.
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1" line coming in from lake, can I use this pump?

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I didn't catch the fine print on the box that said this pump needed a 1 1/4 inch line coming from the water source until I got the pump to the camp.. My line in is 1". What would happen if I try to connect it? Would it hurt the pump?
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Brooklyn, ct
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Well, It probably will work OK for intermittent operation at a reduced flow. If operated continuously it is possible the motor would overheat. The motor will have to work harder to draw through the reduced size line. You will not reach advertised flow because of the reduced inlet size.
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No it will not hurt the pump. it will slightly decrease the flow because of the smaller diameter of the line. You will however need a reducer to fit the 1" line to the 1 1/4 pump fitting. To facilitate I purchased a 2500 Gallon black poly tank and fill it once a month using the a 10gpa deep well pump for my well, and the 1/2 hp shallow well jet pump to feed the house from the tank. you will however need Read More
No it will not hurt the pump. it will slightly decrease the flow because of the smaller diameter of the line. You will however need a reducer to fit the 1" line to the 1 1/4 pump fitting. To facilitate I purchased a 2500 Gallon black poly tank and fill it once a month using the a 10gpa deep well pump for my well, and the 1/2 hp shallow well jet pump to feed the house from the tank. you will however need to install a bladder tank to address the automatic pressure setting on the jet-pump otherwise it will jack hammer, on and off because of the inability of the line to sustain a constant pressure.. I used a water heater expansion tank that cost under $100.00 to address this. Hope this helps. Read Less
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 23 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Don't buy this pump. This product is poorly constructed exclusively for Home Depot. This pump lasted a year and 8 days before failing. The shaft seal failed and everbilt doesn't offer replacement parts nor can you find them anywhere else. If you have any problems you have no choice but to buy a new pump. Spend the extra money it's worth it. The pump I had prior to this lasted 17 years. June 30, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Does not perform well I purchased this pump because it was the only available locally and I needed quick installation. First one failed within 3 weeks of installation. Pressure control device failed allowing pressure to rise to the point that it blew off hoses and drained about 2500 gallons of water into my pump house and onto the ground. Home Depot did replace the pump quickly. This failurewas very frustrating. Not only did the failure cost me the installation (twice) plus the $120 for the lost water, but the 2nd pump is performing very poorly as well. It is still working but nothing like the old pump that was over 20 years old. Thank goodness I will have county water installed this summer. May 17, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Dissatisfied I started to install this pump today. I threaded in the intake PVC 1 1/4 inch coupling and the plastic casing split. I wrapped it with teflon tape per instructions and only had it threaded in 1/2 way and a crack developed. I'm not very happy. Will return it to the store and see what happens. December 11, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by shallow well jet pump Installed easily enough. Quality.. That will tell with time. A little pricey, but when you need it now, it's really good to find it on the shelf. March 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Worth the price Easy setup. Wiring to either 115 or 220 with the flip of a switch. supplies sufficent pressure and flow to supply water to the house from my 2500 gal poly tank. However, pressure tank is required or will water hammer. December 20, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Pump Nice cause complete. But VERY noisy. Wouldn't buy this pump again January 5, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good pump The pump was easy to change to 110 from 220 with a flip of a switch. December 8, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Water Pump It's working real good, I hope it stand under the sun October 13, 2015
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