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Thread: Kleen-a-tron

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    This robot stopped climbing the walls. It will move around the bottom erratically. As I look at it, it seems as though it's not "sticking" to the wall. It attempts to go up but begins to float away from the wall, like there isn't enough water jet pressure to keep it stuck to the wall.

    Sometimes as it's moving along the bottom, the handle will appear to "pop up" and it will stop for a second and then keep going; sometimes it'll change directions. I tried putting a float on the handle and did not see a difference.

    Anybody seen anything like that?

    Belts were replaced.

    I do have a ton of kinks in the power wire - but I don't think that's keeping it from climbing.

    20x40 Kafko pool, Pentaire SD80 filter, Intelliflow pump, 8 foot deep end, Autopilot

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    JasonLion's Avatar
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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Kleen-a-tron

    I don't know the Kleen-a-tron, but my Dolphin has that problem when the debris bag is either full or has gotten extra dirty over several uses. At that point I wash the bag out and run it through the laundry and it is fine again.
    19K gal, vinyl, 1/2 HP WhisperFlo pump, 200 sqft cartridge filter, AutoPilot Digital SWG, Dolphin Dynamic cleaning robot
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    Oct 2007
    Parkland, FL

    Re: Kleen-a-tron

    i agree, bag is probably dirty. try to throw it threw the washing machine, or buy a new one. if thats not it, then most likely the pump motor is going.
    8000 gal diamond brite pool with 650 gal spillover spa, Pentair 3hp VS pump. Jandy Cartridge filter and Jandy Heat Pump. Jandy PDA automation system with 2 Pentair Laminars. SmartPool NC74S Robotic Pool Cleaner.

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