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    New pool after a tornado. Are these bubbles normal with heater on?




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    Re: New pool after a tornado. Are these bubbles normal with heater on?

    Not normal. Look for a suction-side air leak or low water level in the skimmer well. It could just be some blown-in debris has jammed the weir (flapper) Pool School - Suction Side Air Leaks

    The heater on or off shouldn't make any difference at all, since it's on the pressure side of things. If there was a leak, water would be squirting out somewhere, air wouldn't be getting drawn in to be ejected into the pool.
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    Re: New pool after a tornado. Are these bubbles normal with heater on?

    Tnx I'll look into...


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    Re: New pool after a tornado. Are these bubbles normal with heater on?

    That looks more like the air/gas you would get from a Chlorine generator (salt system). Are we talking about a gas heater? or solar heater?
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    Re: New pool after a tornado. Are these bubbles normal with heater on?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pool Clown View Post
    That looks more like the air/gas you would get from a Chlorine generator (salt system). Are we talking about a gas heater? or solar heater?
    The swg did just start back up. The heater is gas.


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    Re: New pool after a tornado. Are these bubbles normal with heater on?

    Try turning off the swg to see if they go away. Mine often blows bubbles out of the first or second return closest to the pump.
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    Re: New pool after a tornado. Are these bubbles normal with heater on?

    Quote Originally Posted by pooldv View Post
    Try turning off the swg to see if they go away. Mine often blows bubbles out of the first or second return closest to the pump.
    Tnx that's hopeful. Giving it a try


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