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    air bubbles

    I have a swimpro pump filter and I keep getting air in the system. I prime the pump and run until water comes out of relieve vavle but they keep coming back.there
    are no leaks please help

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    Sebring, Florida

    Re: air bubbles

    I keep getting air in the system.
    The only way air gets into the system is because of a leak. You have a suction side leak somewhere between the pump and the skimmers.
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    Re: air bubbles

    I bought a new o-ring and puberty it this worked for awhile but I started getting this small whirlpool at my outlet also when I turn off pump I get a gurgling sound and an explosion of air out of outlet. My pool supplier said my pump lid top maybe warped also.any ideas

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    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: air bubbles

    Did you lube the lid o-ring well? If not, you should do that first.
    If that doesn't fix it you should check the skimmer to see if it's creating a vortex and make sure the weir is working freely. Also check and reseal the drain plugs on the pump.
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