Pool Filtration Problem

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Old 06-26-05, 06:55 PM
dontnoboutpools
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Unhappy Pool Filtration Problem

New Hayward Self-Priming Max Flo Pump just installed. Starts up, is not filtering any water??? No air leaks or cracks. No safelty button on. Water wont stay in pump/strainer housing area. Unable to fill canister in filter, wont hold the water. What is the problem? Have replaced and sealed PVC several times.
 
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Old 06-27-05, 07:11 AM
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for starters , if you havn't ....install a jandy check valve on the suction side of the pump, make sure the line to the skimmer is not clogged, and make sure the skimmer weir blade is not stuck , and make sure there is enough water in the pool. also make sure there are no valves on return side that are closed.

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