Pressure reading high shortly after cleaning cartridges

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Pressure reading high shortly after cleaning cartridges

Postby akh » Mon 08 Apr, 2019 11:28

new to your site, have been fighting high pressure readings for awhile. put in new cartridges less than 1 month ago, pressure dropped to less than 5psi. shark functioned normally immediately after installation. yesterday noticed pressure was high, shutdown system, pulled cartridges, cleaned and reinstalled. Also cleaned in-line leaf trap, pump basket, and skimmer. Pressure dropped back to less than 5psi and replaced pressure gauge. Adjusted pressure for shark/skimmer and shark was off and running. this morning went down to the pool and pressure has climbed to >20psi and shark is dead in the water. i keep pool squeaky clean and chems adjusted. any thoughts on pressure problem

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Re: Pressure reading high shortly after cleaning cartridges

Postby Teapot » Mon 08 Apr, 2019 12:59

Filters are clogging, need cleaning as often as required. Gradually as the water gets cleaner this problem will ease.
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Re: Pressure reading high shortly after cleaning cartridges

Postby Denniswiseman » Tue 09 Apr, 2019 03:56

Seconded what Teapot says
You may have an underlying problem. Let's have your numbers

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