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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    Thanks Reno, I had toyed with that idea in my head. I’ll give it a shot tomorrow. Nothing to lose I suppose.
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    Thanks for that, James. I thought they came out as a unit. I pulled each out and they are not obstructed in any way. I’m beginning to think I have a fuel problem. My tank is at 50% which should be good I think. Maybe those pressure readings I’ve been taking aren’t what I think they are. A...
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    So here’s where I’m at now. I removed the manifold and blew air into each of the tubes. Buttoned everything back up, tried it, no luck. Then I decided to tear into it and get the burner assembly out for a visual inspection. I’ve got it down to this: I’ve blown more air into the tubes and...
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    I didn’t know that. Thank you!
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    Interesting. I’m getting hopeful here.
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    I have not done that. That’s a good point, though. I’ll see if I can figure out how to get to them.
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    I’ve done that, James. Thank you. They were clear.
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    My tests of the inlet and manifold gas pressures indicate the valve is opening as it should. I’m also getting 24v at the terminals. It seems to open long enough to allow gas to begin entering the chamber, but since it doesn’t fire off, the valve immediately shuts down, which I assume is due to...
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    Thank you for your reply. Yes, I left that out of my post. I have removed each orifice and checked for obstruction.
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    Troubleshooting Hayward H200FDP Heater

    I’m stumped. I’m ready to call in a tech, but wanted to run this by the group first in case I’m overlooking something. I’ve not been able to get the heater to fire this season, getting the infamous IF error. I’ve tested everything I can. The gas valve is good, I can see an orange glow in...
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    My daughter went to work at that pool store!

    You’re going to have to arrange witsec for her once her cover is blown.
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    Cleaning the FAS-DPD scoop

    And of course this thread appears minutes after I ordered two new scoops. I'll never be able to afford to pay for Mom's surgery.
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    Odd filter pressure behavior

    Thanks Marty. That was very helpful. I was able to improve things after understanding the potential cause.
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    Odd filter pressure behavior

    I’ve noted this for quite a while, but I don’t understand it. My filter pressure will actually decrease over time. For example, when the pump first turns on, the pressure will be 15 psi. A few hours later it will be 12 psi. This runs counter to my understanding of how these things work.
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    Access to gas orifices on Hayward H200FDP

    Hi all, I need a little assistance. I tried to fire up the heater for the first time of the season and repeatedly got the IF error. I’ve read up on it and know there are multiple things to check. I’m working my way from easiest to more difficult. I’m currently attempting to check the gas...
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    DEPTH: Sports pool OR Traditional Shallow 2 Deep?

    My opinion only: The deep end of my pool is a little over 6'. Even though I had convinced myself that was deep enough for my purposes, it turned out I was wrong about my purposes. If I could do over, I'd have at least 8' down there. The little kid in me wants to dive, and do it safely. Your...
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    Hello, Newbie here

    What part of West by God? Charleston native here. Long ago. You need to put your pool builder on your Christmas card list. That's an upstanding dude.
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    Questions for VS pump newb

    That’s an interesting comment, Chief. Could you elaborate a bit? Doesn’t the flow sensor handle whatever the concern is?
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    A little help calculating savings please?

    I haven’t given much thought to a VSP pump, but that’s a good point. I’ll look into it. I have a season that’s about 5 months long here and at summer’s peak, I was running the pump 14 hr/day.
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    A little help calculating savings please?

    I'm thinking of upgrading my SWCG from T-3 to T-15. I ran into some hefty electric bills last summer and would like to know how long it would take for electric savings to pay for the upgrade. Anyone?
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    Does an inline anode hurt?

    My builder installed one on mine, but it's location makes not a nickle's worth of sense to me. It's downstream of everything on the return plumbing.
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    I want to install a few unions

    Excellent catch. I'll check it out.
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    I want to install a few unions

    Another question: Jim's Amazon link above takes me to a 2" X 2" union. The existing fittings on my MPV are labeled 1.5" X 2". I found these on Amazon, but they are CPVC vice PVC. Will these work? 2 Union plumbing joints 1.5" NPT x 2" Swimming Pool spa Pump Slip fitting CPVC - -
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    I want to install a few unions

    Thanks all. Great input. I love this board!
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    I want to install a few unions

    Hi folks, I need some guidance/advice. I want to install unions in my plumbing so I can easily remove the multiport valve and get to the sand in the filter. As I see it, I can either install unions somewhere downstream and upstream of the multiport, or I could replace the existing couplings on...
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    I just dont 'get' adding CYA.

    I’ve used both the ‘hang it by a return outlet” and “put the sock in the skimmer” methods. The skimmer method is much faster and requires less human participation.
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    SWG choice, Hayward vs. Pureline

    Nice question, thanks for the thread. I’m going to upgrade my cell to the T-15 and was wondering the same thing. Does the Pureline have the same unions as the Hayward?
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    Concrete Pool Coping Questions

    That white line is most likely part of the system that held the forms for the coping in place. It will be there as long as the pool is. I have the same thing and think nothing of it.
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    Ice in my skimmer?

    The ice can expand upward...this is an issue I’ve thought a lot about. Given that as a truth, why do we need gizmos at all? Or do we?
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    New Build (Already in Progress) Mt. Airy, Maryland

    At this point, declare victory and celebrate.