Bought house with pool - filled it. Now what?

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My Pool: 4m x 8m x 1.3m constant depth indoor pool
Location: UK

Bought house with pool - filled it. Now what?

Postby Spinball » Sun 18 Dec, 2011 14:43

It's an indoor pool 8m x 4m x 1.3m and full of water.
There's a pump and filter and heating unit.
But when I switch the pump on (it makes what I think is the right noise), no water flows out of the inlet.
There is a pressure meter on the filter which doesn't change.
What do I check?
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My Pool: Old inground pool, not sure of the size because of the shape, 8ft at deepest end, attached spa. no heater (anymore), Hayward DE filter, Whisperflow pump about to be replaced with energy efficient variable speed.
Location: Woodland Hills

Bought house with pool - filled it. Now what?

Postby zippy_gg » Fri 23 Dec, 2011 12:16

I would remove the clear cover on top of the pump and fill with water to prime the pump. Otherwise your pump may just be sucking air and eventually get damaged as it is not cooled by water running through it.

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