vacuum problems

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vacuum problems

Postby mhites » Tue 25 Sep, 2007 19:04

When I try to vacuum, the pump pulls water through but then loses suction. I can not find anywhere that air can get in the system. New hose, No obvious leaks. The pump is otherwise working well.


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Postby mr_clean » Tue 25 Sep, 2007 19:36

When you hookup vacuum you prime hose and then attach vac. hose?
After attaching vac. hose, does it reprime attached or only unattached.
Do you have a shallow skimmer and hose can stick out of water?
Have you greased or replaced pump lid o-ring?
Do you have diverter valve in skimmer that vac. hose attaches to?
Do return lines blow air when running normal?
Do you loose more water than normal?

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