Recent content by mumgoa

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    Skimmer leak?

    Thanks So it turned out to be a leak around one of the return jets based on a dye test which is now fixed. The skimmer dye test was good. Now, Instead of losing more than an inch in 10 hours overnight, I lost less than 1/2 an inch in that period last night to Sunday morning I turned the pump...
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    Skimmer leak?

    Hello Looks like I have a leak for sure: 1) Filled water last evening at 7 PM 2) Pump ran in cracked position (main + skimmer) for 1 hour this AM 3) At 6 AM, level was down an inch from 7 PM last night 4) Refilled water at 7 AM 3) At 2 PM, the level is down about 3/4 inch The pump ha been...
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    Pump not priming

    Thanks so much, Jim The O-ring looked good but I added lube and bingo, fingers crossed it stays that way, it is priming and running.
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    Pump not priming

    Hello, I opened my pool last week At the opening, the pump would not prime when set to main drain. After the level reached above skimmer, the pump did prime for a week. Just this morning, it stopped priming from skimmer The pool person said the main drain issue could be clogged suction line...
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    Pool Leak - agonizing over next steps

    Hello all, Really seeking some invaluable advice from the experts here: 1) I suspected a shell leak last fall as the water was receding over a period of a long dry spell after pool closure last September. Since my mesh cover was old, it was suspected to be evaporation through cover. Got cover...
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    Pool leak? Help please

    Thank you!
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    Pool leak? Help please

    Hello, I have a gunite pool in Michigan. Closed it on September 8. I am a hawk as far as leaks are concerned. During the season, did a dye test and no leaks were apparent around skimmer and jets. With pump on overnight did not lose water. When it got cooler late in August noticed water loss...
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    Pool still leaking after closing - HELP

    1) Plaster 2)1 skimmer/1 main drain 3) 3 returns 4) Pool company that I have used before 5) Water was lowered 3 inches below returns 6) Prior leaks needed epoxy around skimmer and return Thanks - - - Updated - - - Thanks Dave I was worried about getting it to refill (if I have to) in the...
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    Pool still leaking after closing - HELP

    Hello, I closed my pool on Sept 12 after dye tests were done and any leaks found were plugged. The pool is covered and I have been checking the level to be sure I lost 1/4 inch in 5 days in the pool and it is getting cold here in Michigan. What should I do? Will it possible for a leak...
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    Pool closing

    Hi, This will be my first full year and pool closing happens in 2 weeks. I have a Pentair filter. I don't remember the steps I took last year. I did a backwash until the level dropped below skimmer. Don't remember next steps. Should I put valve to Waste or Recirculate and turn the lever to...