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Thread: Filter Fitting Leak

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    GTGallop's Avatar
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    Aug 2008
    Cave Creek, AZ

    Filter Fitting Leak

    I have a Purex Triton II High Rate Filter (sand) on an in ground pool. Right now it is leaking (small but enough to cause concern) at the fittings where the plumbing exits the fiberglass tank (side). Any suggestions for cause / repair?

    2nd Time Pool Owner - 1998 In Ground, Gunite/Plaster, 24' long x 19' wide x 4.5' deep, 20,000 Gallon, Chlorine, 2 Hp Hayward Ecostar with Sand.
    Cave Creek, Arizona

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    Mod Squad Bama Rambler's Avatar
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    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: Filter Fitting Leak

    Most likely the bulkhead fittings. They can be tightened, but you may have to replace the seal.
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