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    Removed automatic valve actuator, now there is no power to switch inside house.

    Jim, It is working now thanks to your help. There was a fuse behind the one of the board. I purchased another fuse and replace and the switches are now working. Lesson learned not to cut the wires when there's power to it. I also know now I could have simply unplugged. Was too scared to...
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    Removed automatic valve actuator, now there is no power to switch inside house.

    Just did some googling. JVA is Jandy Valve Actuator. I any case, I unlplugged both JVA and the swithes still doesn't work. No power. Any ideas on what I should check next?
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    Removed automatic valve actuator, now there is no power to switch inside house.

    Hi Jim, I should have followed into the box before I cut it. *sigh* I followed the lines today. They all go to the JVA sockets. One goes to Intake JVA, one goes to Return JVA, the other was not connected to Cleaner JVA. What is JVA? I unplug all the JVA lines and pool light swith...
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    Removed automatic valve actuator, now there is no power to switch inside house.

    Hi, My 2 Automatic Valve Actuator broke. I decided to removed them since I don't use them much. Not sure how this happen but I followed both lines and cut it by the control box. Now, the switch in my house control panel doesn't work. IE: pool lights, spa, etc ... Are these two wires...
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    is there a way to prevent chlorine smell at a pool party?

    Why is your CYA so high at 80? Wouldn't you want to drop it to 30-40 to save your FC?
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    This pool is going to kill me or bankrupt me

    Pool math suggest to replace about 50% of your water to lower your CYA to 30. I need to do the same since my CYA is at 60. I see this in the pool math "Note: It can take solid stabilizer up to a week to dissolve. It will also lower your pH" After refilling, i need to add stabalizer?
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    Bad Cartridge replacement filters?

    After reading the Pool School and CYA Chart, I decided I need to slam my pool immediately. (without having a test kit at hand) I have a 12K Gallon pool, on Friday afternoon, I put in 2 gallons Liquid Chlorine (12% Chlorine), Clean filter cartridge and brush. Friday night, another gallon...
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    Bad Cartridge replacement filters?

    I open the filter yesterday and you were right, it smell like a fish tank. Algae smell I guess. I cleaned it and let's see how long it last this time. I dont have a test kit. Just some test strip. Result from local pool analysis: FAC 2 TAC 2 CH 200 CYA 60 TA 60 pH 7.4 Copper 0 Iron 0 TDS...
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    Bad Cartridge replacement filters?

    Thanks pooldv, I did have some algae growth more than usual before cleaning the filter. So you're probably right. The algae is contain now. I'll clean the filters again and observe. I"ll post my test results later tonight. Thanks again.
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    Bad Cartridge replacement filters?

    Hi, I purchased a used house with a pool about 6 months ago. After 3 months as pool owner, I saw the psi from my filter go up to @16lbs and decided to replaced all 4 of my cartridge filters with these from amazon: Amazon.com : PACK of 4 Hayward CX570XRE, Star Clear/Swim Clear C3000 C3020 ALL...
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    New to TFP from Houston, Tx

    Thanks I will read up on the links and post in correct area as needed.
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    New to TFP from Houston, Tx

    Hi, I just purchased a used home with a pool. The previous owner had a pool cleaner full service weekly. Well, I'm not about to waste anymore money on them and let them go today after observing them for one month. All he was doing was netting out debris, empty skimmer basket, empty pump...
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    How often does a cartridge filter need cleaning?

    What that being asked, How often do you recommend changing/replacing the filters? My filter guage showing 10% AFTER cleaning. Guess it needs to replaced or cleaned better? I'm a new to a used pool. When I cleaned the cartridge for the first time, it looked horrific. Looks like it was not...