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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    So back to Jeff’s point about holding a pressure but could still fail vacuum test. What test would they run to test the vacuum side? Just want to know how to ask the builder
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    so to answer.... Bubbles out of the return, I thought that it was causing that but once I shut the salt cell off the bubbles coming out of the return go away. Builder is still working through it. They came out and did an air test and said no leaks underground. The builder did say the jandy rep...
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    Pump runs at 2000 all day .after Start up which is 3450 for 3 minutes
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    Beginning of day and after work ... 8 hours of pump running
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    ok so update..... I turned off the SWG and waalaa (sp) the tiny bubbles out of the return stopped to my surprise, then when I turned it back on they started. That makes me feel somewhat better, however, I still have the large air bubble under the lid of the pump. It almost takes up the whole...
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    New Guy, Thank you I understand and appreciate the advice. Jim, I will try this evening, thanks.
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    I sincerely thank all of you that have commented and will try your suggestions. I did have an SWG on last pool that never did this. Of course, all parts are different. I am saying that as more FYI than anything else. I think I should add a few things the builder and or his subcontractors have...
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    The more I think about it my Ph has been needing adjusted every few days too, I am thinking the air is contributing to that as well. I get it down then it goes back up within a day or two.
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    need advice from TFP on way ahead air bubbles in return line....new construction

    Hello all, This thread is more me looking for advice from all of you trusted sources. I just recently had my pool construction completed. Start up was end of June 2019. This is my second pool (we recently moved) so I am not a novice, but not an expert either. First some facts about current...
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    Aquapure SWG "general fault" code 120 can I still run filter

    Re: Aquapure SWG "general fault" code 120 can I still run fi I had my pool put in last year and started getting the 120/121 error late fall. I first had pool guy out because it is still under warranty. I am lucky because my pool guy knows Jandy extremely well. We first cleaned the cell even...
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    Jandy cell error code 121 after cell cleaning

    Hello again all, My pool was started up in May and salt cell worked great all year. Started getting error code 120 and 121 for low current flow. I cleaned the salt cell in and am still getting the error code 121. I called the pool company my builder turned me over to after start up. I am...
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    question on winter operations for inground w spillway Texas

    Re: question on winter operations for inground w spillway Te You guys have sold me, i am leaving it open....really always was leaning that way, my questions were more towards just wanting to understand. Amona, you said something interesting about chlorine....I have noticed in the last few...
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    question on winter operations for inground w spillway Texas

    Re: question on winter operations for inground w spillway Te Cajun, Great stuff, thank you. Yes my two valves turn automatically from pool mode to spa mode as you decribed. I do plan on running it all year after reading all of these posts, however, I have a curiosity question. You mentioned...
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    question on winter operations for inground w spillway Texas

    Re: question on winter operations for inground w spillway Te thanks all....i believe i will leave it running....there is a freeze sensor on it as well....I do also believe that my valves will run just the spa itself, but wasn't sure how to close the pool side and keep spa running....I believe I...
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    question on winter operations for inground w spillway Texas

    All, This is my first year owning a pool specs are below. My question is we have a spa that is a spillway into the pool, so we can't close the pool if we want to use the spa (or maybe I am wrong, but don't think so). What do I need to do, if anything in prep for winter. I am in the DFW (sothern...
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    3 month old pool should I have cracks in deck

    All, My pool specs are below...however, in one square if-you-will of the decking I have noticed hairline cracks in the washed aggregate. Is this normal for a new pool? It is in the square or section of concrete that has a drain in the middle. There are four drains in all in my decking and this...
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    question on jandy PDA....actually help

    Anyone, My son dropped my PDA remote the other day and now it won't turn on. UGH....I looked at the replacement price and then said another UGH....(or something worse)....Does anyone know if these can be repaired cheaper than replacing? I figure I can't harm it anymore right so maybe I could...
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    help on affects of rain on chemistry

    Yes, with temps in 100's for most of July and August my water temp was in low 90's. Recenlty we have dropped into the low - mid 90's in air temp and water temp has gone down to about 85. Forecast calls for back near 100 by weeks end. Is it easy to chekc the cell, I have a Jandy Aqua Pure...
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    help on affects of rain on chemistry

    All, This is my first year with a pool and I have had to learn all summer the best way to miantain chemistry. Thanks to this forum I have ahd wonderful water and anytime I have had issues I come here. Well now may be another one of those times. I have seemed to settle in for about a month or...
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    question on algacide....

    One followup then.....we had rain last week for what seemed to be the first time in a month...nothing new in texas right, but me being a new pool owner, i don't know the affect of rain on my water...please help me....i was carrying a 6-7 FC for ever as stated above well right after i posted this...
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    question on algacide....

    Hello, ok, I am a first year pool owner in may 2012. All summer I have been fighting boatmen and backswimmer bugs. I have spent much time on here and have used the wonderful advice and now have my pool water wonderful. However, from the very beginning I was told that if you have boatmen it is...
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    Thanks linen, i will do that next time.....
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    OK, I am so pumped....my second time now with zero loss over night. Am I good to go. My only question is I did not run the pump 30 minutes before my morning test. The system was off all night from 6 PM the night before.
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    OK, I am very excited, but in the back of my mind something is telling me its too good to be true....LOL. My ONCL was ZERO this AM. I took it at 8:30 PM last night and it was 11 and this AM at 6:30 it was 11 !!!!!!!! Question though how could I have 1.5 difference two nights ago and then not...
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    kizer, Thx.....I guess I'm not asking it right....what I mean is if you see a tiny bit do you just scrub it off and move on or anytime you see any amount of algae do you shock? Again new at this and trying to figure out the rules and guidelines etc...
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    Thanks, just am new to all this and don't want family swimming in usafe waters. and didn't know if 1.5 ppm ONCL was safe. Robbie, you have really been helpful...thx
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    OK, so if I do ONCL toomorrow AM and I still am losing should I wait till reagents come in three or four days and then shock again? Thanks Robbie.... PS...it is not dangerous to swim is it with ONCL but all other numbers are good, is it?
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    oh, ok, well crud.....I am at work now at it was below the 20 ppm this AM....ugh.....is it ok that it dropped below 20 if i bring it back up tonight? Also, what is your advice.....I am about our of reagent for the FC.....I will probably only be able to do one or two more FC tests before I am...
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    OK, ONCL revealed about 1.5 loss in FC....I know you want to be 1 or under does this mean i am ok or do I need to shock again? How much variation (or % error/ppm error) is built in to the test. I know sometimes I get a 1 FC difference from one test to another back to back. Thanks...
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    Question about algae on tanning ledge

    Do you do this just normal activity or only when you shock? Thanks.....