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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    so i disconnected the hose from the wall and still having this issue with air getting in to the system.
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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    i am going to disconnect the hose from the suction port in the pool and see if that helps with the air getting in to the skimmer. how do i tell which hoses need replaced?!
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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    if I fill the pool too full, then the skimmer doesn't work very well. I am trying it again, last time i had it full ( too full as covered the skimmer), I didn't get any leak but of course the skimmer did not function.
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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    ok i will try that too...2 years ago i had an underground suction side leak ( damaged PVC pipe from a pine tree) that was replaced If I turn off all pressure to the skimmer, there are quite a bit of bubbles in the pump lid. So possibility I need new hose connections? What if I disconnect the...
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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    1 skimmer and 1 main drain, but main drain is blocked off. I have a suction side cleaner, jandy valve is set for 50 percent suction and 50 percent skimmer Filling up pool more as i type this.
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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    Weir door in place and functional. I have messed around with the door and air still in system. Ugh. The skimmer does kind of create a vortex but I can’t get rid of it even if I lower the RPM and mess with the jandy valve maybe i should purchase a new one?
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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    Hey I bought a new o ring, lubed it up. I did not clean inside where the o ring is placed i will clean it well and report back
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    Suction side leak / air getting in system

    Hi all I am pretty sure my pool recently developed a suction side leak or potentially skimmer issues/air getting in to skimmer VSP running 2100 RPM (9 PSI with clean filter) - the pump lids starts off with a few bubbles, and within a 3-4 hours those bubbles have increased in size no actual...
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    Test results, bleach and muriatic acid recommendations?

    frys has 10 percent(kemtec) / 2 gallons for 5 bucks always super fresh; less than 30 days old.
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    Pump operation & scheduling

    yes it has increased in price
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    Pump operation & scheduling

    go to safeway; the julian date is on the front as it's kemtek rural and elliot
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    Pump operation & scheduling

    yes 5 bucks; was 10 days old
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    Pump operation & scheduling

    safeway has 10 day old (as of today i went to buy some) 10 percent chlorine stored inside. 5 bucks for 2 gallons. Frys usually has 10-15 day old for 6 bucks/2gallons. Home depot here is stored outside and hella old
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    Pump operation & scheduling

    where are you getting 12.5 in phoenix?
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    drained and refilled pool

    can you recommend someone in the phoenix area?
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    drained and refilled pool

    so i put 4 pounds of cya in my skimmer on saturday and the pump has been running for about 30 hours. will post numbers how much is a swcg?
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    hayward pool vac XL only covers half of pool

    hi please see my signature for pool details. just had a storm and my darn hayward suction side pool vac only will get the center of the pool ( the deep end / 6 feet - only covering the middle of the pool and not the shallow end on both sides the pool is 16 x 32. Every time I look outside it's...
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    which test kit?

    - - - Updated - - - updated signature with vacuum info. Was not sure as I read I would need it to get rid of dead algae. I run the cleaner everyday for 8-10 hours I run it on 3 different speeds throughout the day and keep note of what the pressure is on each speed. Thank you so much for all...
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    which test kit?

    should I invest in a manually vac so I can vac to waste? maybe I am getting ahead of myself
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    which test kit?

    Pool Vac XL
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    which test kit?

    hi sorry again new to all this. It's a Hayward suction side vacuum
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    which test kit?

    ok signature updated and tf-100 purchased. on a side note, I do not own a vacuum. I have an automatic pressure side hayward vac. Do I need to invest in a vacuum or should I wait?
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    which test kit?

    how do i update my signature? sorry..new to this site
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    which test kit?

    so am I better of with the k-2006c XL? - - - Updated - - - ok will do what is the speedstir? - - - Updated - - - sorry to get off topic ( i just ordered the kit) and will start a new thread if need be But the bottom of my pool appears to have a thin layer of dirt that keeps coming back when...
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    which test kit?

    hi yes I plan on following TFP methods. Just not sure which kit I should purchase between the two does it not matter? I would like more bang for my buck. Also, do i need the additional add ons?
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    which test kit?

    Hi everyone long time reader and only second/third time poster Please, I need some advice on which test kit to use. First time pool owner as of march 2018 It's a residential pool, in hot phoenix, AZ. Temp is 90 right now. Pool approx 20k, inground. I saw the link that show the tf100 will...
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    new pool owner

    ok sorry to keep asking questions without my #'s, but how much LC would I need to add?
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    new pool owner

    ok I will thank you safe to add some liquid 10 percent tonight in hopes to clear it up even more?
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    new pool owner

    my test kit only does Chlorine and PH I gathered TA and CYA from the pool store Results are at home, but PH was 7.6 and CYA was 40 My recommended test kit should be here in a few days.
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    new pool owner

    What would you recommend to get the slight cloudy haze from my otherwise good, bluish looking water? good ole liquid chlorine? CYA is 40 / My chlorine is 5ppm as of this morning Also, is it safe to backwash to waste to slowly lower the levels? Would I turn off the skimmer valve? I have value...