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No Pressure

Postby cashnighter » Thu 22 May, 2008 06:13

I use to have a problem with the pressure getting up to high to quick but now there is no pressure none at all what could this mean.


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Postby muss08 » Thu 22 May, 2008 07:01

Is your pump primed and moving water when on? Can you see alot of air in the lid of the pump? If there is no air in the system and everything is running fine then its probably the pressure gauge.
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Postby cashnighter » Fri 23 May, 2008 06:47

It is moving water. But I can see alot of air under the lid. Also when I turn the pump a significant amount of bubbles come out the jets. And just yesterday I saw a buch of green stuff coming out of the jet.

I had the pump on all day yesterday and the pressure went up to almost ten for the first time in a while.
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Postby muss08 » Fri 23 May, 2008 18:57

Bubbles in the lid usually mean you are sucking in air somewhere. First thing to do is to make sure the lid and oring or gasket are clean and that the oring or gasket for the lid is lubricated. Most often air is only being sucked in from the lid. Do you have enough water in the pool? Air could be being pulled in at the skimmers if water level is low. It will be hard to get a good prime and pressure reading with air in the system. If these arent the culprits then you may have a suction side leak somewhere.
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Postby cashnighter » Sat 24 May, 2008 09:41

Ive heard of air check valves could that help me out.
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