Backwash Port on my Multi-Port Valve

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Backwash Port on my Multi-Port Valve

Postby polarbearclub » Tue 20 May, 2008 10:35

hello-

when my multi-port valve is turned to 'filter,' i am experiencing some dripping in backwash hose.

what could be causing this, and how can i fix it?

thanks!


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Postby mr_clean » Wed 21 May, 2008 20:38

when my multi-port valve is turned to 'filter,' i am experiencing some dripping in backwash hose.

what could be causing this, and how can i fix it?


turn off system, open air relief valve on filter & allow all water to empty from filter. Then open multiport valve & inspect spider gasket which you will see lays flat. It's probably bad/worn & should only cost around $10

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