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    Multi port valve identification help...

    Hi - I’m helping repair my elderly parents leaking multiport. Water is coming up below the handle in filter mode and in backwash. I think I’ve identified the need to remove and replace the o-ring on the handle shaft. I may also go ahead and replace the spider gasket, but seems that is fine...
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    Mystery stain in catch basin

    Greetings - wondered if anyone might provide clue as to the brown staining in the pictures. I have a catch basin that has plaster and my pool has a pebble tec finish. Don't know why pool builder did it this way. Pool was built in '02 and last summer, I painted the catch basin to address some...
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    2nd thoughts about Raypak

    I'm having an issue with a newly installed Raypak digital propane heater (406btu) that replaced an old Pentair model. Unit installed last week by company recommended on Rheem site (not on Raypak which I found out today) as I wanted to ensure the year warranty was honored. Issue is the heater...
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    Jandy Controller with Raypak Heater Wiring

    Hello - I replaced an old Pentair MiniMax heater with Raypak yesterday (propane-406k BTU) by local installer. Issues for me is that heater fires every time pool (or spa) is turned on. Only way to kill heat is turning off electrical braker to spa (or power switch on heater). Heater reads...
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    Replacing pool/spa heater recommendations...

    Hello - I have a Pentair Minimax 400 propane heater installed in 2003. I've had some repairs over the years, but appears the time has come to replace. I am going to try and replace the board and module to see if that fixes the service light along with the high temp limits (about $340). But...
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    Catch basin stains & finish

    Hello TFP - trying to get some advice. I have a pebble tec pool that has a small catch basin that was done in cement (not finished out with pebble tec for some reason like rest of pool). Pebble tec has held up very well since installed in '02, but there are stains in the catch basin that I...
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    Leaking spa and tile renovation project

    Greetings TFP folks - wonder if anyone can help guide. I am losing water out of my hot tub. IG pool/spa built in '02 and have pebble tec in both. I know of reason for primary leak. Over years, water goes under the limestone rock spillway of spa where pebble tec meets the rock. You can see...
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    Pentair Quad DE filter size recommendation

    I had 2 very old FNS filters on my pool (48 sq ft) and replaced one in '16 with the Pentair quad (60 sq ft). The reason I have 2 DE's on my system is based on the recommendation of the pool company in '00 when we built our pool. The 60 quad services our pool/spa. The other one is for a catch...
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    Pool equipment randomly turning on?

    I just joined TFP after coming across this post from 2011 that similarly describes my problem. Jandy RS6 spa turns itself on What a great surprise to have this forum to turn to going forward for DIY solutions to my pool issues. My problem is with certain parts of my pool coming on...