Air in plumbing and pump

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LHS
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Air in plumbing and pump

Postby LHS » Tue 14 Jul, 2009 12:19

Help - in ground pool - gurgling in suction line / pump will not completely fill / producing continuous air bubbles in return lines - what is the problem / solution ??


Denali
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Air in plumbing and pump

Postby Denali » Wed 15 Jul, 2009 04:23

LHS wrote:Help - in ground pool - gurgling in suction line / pump will not completely fill / producing continuous air bubbles in return lines - what is the problem / solution ??


Hi,

Most common reason for this is having the pool water level too low. Air gets pulled in and the pump doesn't fully prime. If the water level in the pool is fine then you may be looking at a leak somewhere in the suction side of the pump.

Any signs of water around the pump while it's running?

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