very low suction in pool vacum port

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very low suction in pool vacum port

Postby AZWildcat24 » Sat 02 Feb, 2008 11:32

Hi. I recently noticed my pool sweep wasn't moving very much. I have a DE system and cleaned the filters and my pressure is about 12, yet I still could not get the pool seep to move. I then moved the sweep to the skimmer and it works fine.

Could I have some debris or something clogging my vacum port? I can't see anything, but who knows how far down the line. Any suggestions on how to fix this problem?


Postby whowho » Sun 03 Feb, 2008 00:01

Some times the lines have an inline filter that gets clogged. Check to make sure you dont have a dirty filter in the line.

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