de pool filter for inground pool loosing prime

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de pool filter for inground pool loosing prime

Postby birdiemayy » Tue 01 Jun, 2010 13:58

pool is loosing its prime after almost an hour of running, when trying to hook up vacuum hose we lose the prime. any ideas?


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de pool filter for inground pool loosing prime

Postby riverdogg8899 » Tue 15 Jun, 2010 13:08

If your only losing prime when you hook up vacuum you may have a leak in the suction side somewhere. Check the o-rings and make sure they are lubed up and check the fittings especially where the pump and PVC meet.

Good luck

Rob

birdiemayy wrote:pool is loosing its prime after almost an hour of running, when trying to hook up vacuum hose we lose the prime. any ideas?

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