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    Should I replace my pump?

    Crabboy I pretty much have myself talked into replacing it due to the rebate and what I hope are monthly savings. I partially closed my main drain last week to try to improve flow and did actually close it all the way last night, still not much of an improvement. I looked at my Hayward sand...
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    Should I replace my pump?

    No weir doors. Honestly I'm not sure how much the skimmers should pull out of the pool but debris tends to float by them with a minimal amount actually entering the skimmers. Additionally when I open my pump basket to clean it out it takes about 15 seconds for the pump to prime and begin pulling...
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    Should I replace my pump?

    Second year owning my pool and now that I have the chemistry dialed in I am working on learning as much as I can about the equipment. It's a 35k gallon pool with two skimmers and a main drain. The current pump is a Hayward .75 HP pump (no idea on age). I can't tell if the pump is undersized...
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    Sand Filter Issues - Debris re-entering through returns

    Hayward pro series picture attached. I have no clue on any of the other info, as house was just purchased. So before inspecting the multiport valve you would recommend inspecting the laterals and stand pipe first?
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    Sand Filter Issues - Debris re-entering through returns

    I've been trying to troubleshoot my sand filter today, at least I'm learning a little bit about how it works. It has a side installed MP valve. I know large particles are bypassing the sand and re-entering the pool. Before I found this site I added CYA directly to skimmer and noticed it on my...