.....pool pump suction problem

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Old 05-09-05, 09:59 PM
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.....pool pump suction problem

my pump wont suck water into the skimmer or sucks very slow i ran a new line from pump to the pool it still wont suck. impeller is clean.i have new filter grides. do i have a cloug some where?......thanx
 
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Old 05-10-05, 12:03 PM
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Put a water hosewith a rag around it in the pump intake right at the pump. Will the water come out at the skimmer ok????

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Old 05-10-05, 10:21 PM
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yes water comes out ok i did that on both ends
 
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Old 05-12-05, 05:15 PM
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check for air leak on suction side of pump, all valves, pipe into front of pump, pump lid, o-ring and pump seal,


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Old 05-14-05, 03:37 PM
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yes i found one leak fixed it water still moveing slow...now what...thanx
 
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Old 05-14-05, 03:52 PM
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When the pump is on do you get some water and lots of air? You say you ran the hose water both ways. I Had to go into mine about 3 months ago. After digging a lot found a 90oL was cracked on the back side of it down under the skimmer

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Old 05-18-05, 08:54 PM
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it is water & air tight but still slow as a house drane what can i do to speed it up to run the krippy...thanks
 
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