No water flow thru skimmers

Pool pumps, pool filters and the plumbing of
swimming pools. Sand filters, cartridge filters,
fabric filters and alternative filter media.
Amac

No water flow thru skimmers

Postby Amac » Tue 22 May, 2007 21:27

I wonder if you can help me. I opened my pool and after going thru all the steps proceded to turn it on. At first it appeared that everything was in working order but a couple of hours later I noticed no water coming out of jets (?) so I checked skimmers and there was no flow. I immediatelly shut everything down and proceded to backwash filter (DE type) but had same results. At first it appears that it is working and then no flow. So I started to some test and this is what I found:
- When put in the bypass mode water flows freely to pool and skimmers and jets (?) work.
- Unhooked the filter and water is coming out of valve in the filter mode
- Filter was full of water and when unhooked water moved freely out of the filter. I proceeded to put water in filter by means of hose and it did come out.
I am at a loss. At first I thought a clog but if pool works in bypass mode it does not make sense. I appreciate all hel


Return to “Pool Pumps, Filters, Plumbing & Piping”

Who is online at the Pool Help Forum

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests