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Thread: Suction side leak Question

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    Join Date
    May 2013
    Falls Church, VA

    Suction side leak Question

    At one point I had quite a lot of bubbles in my pump basket. After new lid and drain plug o-rings there usually are only a few bubbles here and there. So, not so sure the problem is remedied. However, when running my Polaris 360 pressure side cleaner the bubbles are 100% gone. Any idea why running the cleaner would result in zero bubbles?
    11.5k gal, IG Plaster (2001), 1.5 HP Pentair Ultra-Flow Pump, Purex Triton FNS Plus 60 sqft DE filter

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    Aug 2012
    DFW, TX

    Re: Suction side leak Question

    A few bubbles is fine as long as it doesn't steadily increase. If it increases over time then the suction leak is still there.
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