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    Pool leak at waterfall

    Been tracing down a pool leak and had a pool leak detector come out today. They found no leaks but where unable to test the 6ft section where a ball valve is and my 3 waterfalls. They found a soft spot in the dirt and recommend I start there digging and see if I could find it, they would have...
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    Cant understand 3rd automated valve on pool setup

    Hi all- So this community has already helped me out in my 4 short months of being a pool owner so I wanted to give another question a shot. My pool has 3 automated valves in the piping set up. 2 are before the pump and switch when placed in pool or spa mode and I understand them completely. The...
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    compool 3400 spa/pool controller freeze protection spa disable

    That is essential what I have done. As my discharge to the pool goes half to the spa for an overflow featuer and the other half to waterfalls so the spa is always getting water movemnet go to it. The only thing I lose by turning the valves off in pool mode is the spa return does not move water...
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    compool 3400 spa/pool controller freeze protection spa disable

    I have a compool 3400 that has a spa/pool function. My pool is set up with automated 2 automated valves that switch when you go from spa to pool mode. My question is when the controller goes into freeze protection it cycles ever 15 minutes from pool to spa mode. My questions is there a way to...
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    Suction valve making noise

    Ok got the o-ring placed today and the pump primed much better than i have seen it in the 4 months i have had the pool. Still wasnt happy thought as the return jets and pump glass where bubbling.Took your advice sacpro and ran the hose over the 2" nipple at the inlet of the pump and BOOM sight...
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    Air bubles entering through pump inlet

    Having the same issue. Did the water hose check and found there where 2 o rings in my diverter valve in front of the pump and one was leaking. When i exposed the valve and started the pump it would not prime until i ran water over the oring and it primed right up once the air leak was filled...
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    Suction valve making noise

    Thank man! Yeah I finally found a parts diagram for the valve and 1 of the 2 o-rings is leaking by. The water test confirmed it as the pump primed as soon as i filled the space with water. Going to see if local pool shop has it tomorrow. On a side not still saw bubbles in the spa return line...
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    Suction valve making noise

    So i have been trying to find a leak on the suction side of my equipment as i am losing water and having bubbles in my return. Well it is getting worse as the pump is now having issue with priming. I have a automated valve in front of the pump that i ever since i got the pool 3 months ago I hear...
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    Help repairing/replumbing air leak

    Thanks for the reply and photo loading instructions I will try to get a few different shots tonight. I don't mind re piping as I agree the builder of this pool did not do me a favor with the current piping. I just didn't want to have to but all brand new valves due to them not being the issue...
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    Help repairing/replumbing air leak

    So I have noticed lately my pool pump has not been holding its prime and I am starting to get bubbles out of my spa jets which lead me to start looking for a leak in my pool. I have found one at the suction joint where my pool pvc piping meets my pump. However my piping has no unions or space...
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    Freeze protection

    Hello Everyone, New paranoid pool owner here I will try to make my question as simple as possible and break the down with out turning into a jumble rant.....I went through my first very small freeze last night in dallas where temps where just below freezing for a few hours. I have a Comp pool...
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    Jandy Energy Filter

    SacPoolPro thank you for the feedback and the automated valve has me scratching my head. There are 3 total automated valves on the system one for the spa/pool return I believe and 1 on the discharge for the pool/spa. There are #1 and #2 on the switches for the valves and each one is set to the...
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    Jandy Energy Filter

    Hello all! I am new to the fourm and pools but starting to catch on thanks to the many great tips and write ups on here from others with pool experince. I recently just bought a home with a 10 year old pool. My guess it it is around 25,000 gal. It is a pool/spa. The issue I am having is there is...