You Make the Call…Drafting…What Happened


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Sorry everyone, but I failed this exam when I took it.

You see, when I was advised the primer motor failed, I simply opened the tank to pump, backfilled the hard suction and pump and began to throttle up. As I slowly opened the line I slowly closed the tank to pump, which caused the pump to draw water from the hard suction.

I failed the test with water flowing.

I was supposed to alert the IC my motor was dead and could not draft. So I told them that I would tell the IC that my motor was dead and I would continue to flow water as long as possible.

I still failed. The next time I stood there and said, “Tell the IC the motor is dead.” and I passed.

If you said flow water another way, you made the right call.

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