My Polaris 480 is 8 years old. I was trying to diagnose why it's always stuck on the steps with Polaris. Come to find out that I'm missing all 4 floats on the leader hose (I'm not the original owner of the house/pool/polaris).
It also seems I only have one swivel on the entire hose (which is leaking). My debris bag is ripped AND I'm only spinning the wheels at around 26 RPM for some reason. The booster seems to be running ok, and there is a restrictor disc in the UWF.. though I'm not sure what color. The pressure relief valve on the quick disconnect seems stuck so I can't spin it outward to give the cleaner any more pressure all the same.
Anyway, I'm getting way super tired of trying to keep it running. Last year I replaced the gearbox and it worked OK for a while.
Looking at some of the Aquabots and Dolphins.
Can these be run on a timer? It looks like the Aquabot Breeze requires you to press the power button to activate it? Is there any way to plug it into a timer and just let it go?
I am in TX and my pool "runs" year round.. can I leave this thing in the pool all the time like my Polaris? I don't close down my pool in the winter (though we don't swim in it either, because it's too cold).