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  1. M

    Whisperflo Pump won't prime

    Hi Everyone! I had the WEP-6 motor on my waterfall pump short out so I replaced it with a Jacuzzi brand motor from Leslie's. I spent most of yesterday switching out the breaker on the pentair control panel and then connecting the electrical. I was scratching my head for hours until I realized...
  2. A

    Replacement for Pentair SuperFlo 340038

    Hi all! First post ever! I have a 15,000 gallon inground plaster pool, newly renovated, probably built in 70's or 80's by Anthony or Sylvan. 1 Skimmer, 1 Drain, 2 Jets. The current pump is a quite old Pentair SuperFlo 340038 or SF-N1-1A. Its starting to show its age, leaking out of the seal...
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    Random “power outage” and communication lost!

    Hey folks! New to posting but I’ve learned lots of cool stuff here! I haven’t found a post like this but if there is a solution somewhere and someone could point me to it that would be great! So here’s the deal: Pentair VS PUMP and Easytouch/Screenlogic installed. All new pool and system May...
  4. Fergie999

    Pump we tend keeps failing

    I have an Inground pool that is less that 1yr old. The pump and all systems worked great last year. The wet end of my pentair pump failed three weeks ago. One of the tabs broke off and the lid would no longer seal. I called the pool installer and he located a new one for me under warranty! I...
  5. Bigtymetexan

    Pentair VS not starting

    Hello and good day!! I have a Pentair VS that is fairly new (6 mos) and is not starting. The panel control shows power and the pump itself shows power. When I mean power, when I hit the panel control button to turn it on, the indicator light is red and active. Second, the panel on the pump...
  6. Megaman

    Thank you TFP Team!

    TFP Team, I have been a member for a few years now, and it has been invaluable to my pool health :) I absolutely love the Pool Math app, as it has kept me right on track with my chemical load and maintenance. I just wanted to thank you for the hard work and excellent community to support pool...
  7. TrippW

    Jandy pump replacement

    I currently have a Jandy Stealth SHPF .75 single speed pump and it needs a new impeller. I can't seem to find anyone who has the part except my pool builder - who wants to make a $$$ service call. I'm upset that I can no longer buy Jandy replacement parts myself, so I'm looking to replace my...
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    Connect Salt System to Easytouch ?

    I have just upgraded from Compool to a Easytouch Upgrade Board ( Kit (P/N 521107) - For upgrading CP3xxx systems) I also have the wifi-kit (screenlogic 2) all setup and working great. can controll all with my phone now. I have an existing salt system that is woking perfectly : Question is : how...
  9. N

    Urgent - Please advice on how to bypass the filtration temporary?

    Hi, I am currently waiting for the new clamp for my Pentair Clean and Clear Plus filter because our current is bad, hence we couldn’t tighten it at the moment. The new part won’t arrive here until Tuesday. Meanwhile, can I bypass the filter to run the pump so the water can be circulated? If...
  10. D

    Pentair Superflow VST reverts to prime in middle of quick clean

    I had a new Pentair Superflow installed end of season last year and noticed that during quick clean modes (vacuuming pool and shocking) the pump runs for a while and at some point mid cycle time faults/fails back to the 4 minute high speed prime. May be doing the same thing during regular...
  11. M

    Pentair Protocol Adapter

    Hi everyone, I am having an issue with my Pentair EasyTouch system. My set up currently has an EasyTouch outside that is hardwired to the protocol adapter in my basement next to my router. Two years ago, when turning my pool on for the summer I all of a sudden wasn't able to use my screenlogic...
  12. M

    Pentair Triton 4000 backwash (rotary) valve stuck

    Hey all, just bought my first house and pool so trying to get up to speed with maintenance. Wanted to do a backwash but the handle was completely stuck. Used a tire iron to get more leverage and bent the brass handle :-( This is the filter I have: Pentair SMBW 4000 Series D.E. Filter with...
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    Solar Sensor Placement Question

    So i installed the solar sensor on the the same roof face but not thinking i glued it to the supply and return pipes instead of the roof surface away from the arrays and the piping. My question is should i get back on the roof and move it. Do you think the pipe temp will radiate thru the roof...
  14. B

    Help! setting partial open valve postion for pentair actuator valve ? or other troubleshooting for low water flow for solar heat system

    hi! I have a solar pool water heater system - There is no connected spa, It has a Sun touch controller with a 3 way actuator valve (Pentair?) which was installed by a local solar company. The issue is that when the system is set to divert the water to the rooftop solar coils, the pump...
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    Intellicenter Programming Problems

    I upgraded my pool automation from the Pentair Legacy Easytouch board to the Pentair Intellicenter board. I'm able to get my Pentair VSP pump partically working. I can't get it to bump up to a faster speed for when I set a schedule for the cleaner. It is my understanding that you can overlap...
  16. WaterandElectricity

    Hi from Celebration Florida

    New to the forum, thanks, guys. First in ground pool built in 2014. Relatively maintenance free with screen house and Pentair salt system. Recently the control panel on the VS3050 has started to be unresponsive and a few days ago the pump stopped reporting a power fail error. I’m an...
  17. M

    Pool pump won't start, timer won't start!

    Did the squirrels eat my power cables? :) I have a ground pool. - a pentair superflo pool pump - a intermatic pool timer My pool pump and timer randomly stopped working. I checked the circuit breaker and noticed it was off. I assume it somehow reset from the on the position. Anyways i turned...
  18. Bigtymetexan

    ScreenLogic App / Pentair Question

    Hello! New pool owner and have a question. My pool has 2 Pentair VSF motors. I do see a section in the app (under pumps) to control the speed but that speed is not tied to a schedule... hence I can't configure it to run at a lower speed and speed up later during peak hours. Am I missing...
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    Pentair Automation Choices

    TFP Forum, I just had a Pentair SuperFlo VST and IC40 SWG installed, and I would like to get automation, preferably through my smartphone, installed. I’ve seen competing responses about whether the IntelliCenter vs EasyTouch support for my pump. My pump does include the data cable port on it...
  20. K

    AquaLogic add WiFi Power Switch

    I currently have a very outdated controller, AquaLogic. Like everyone else who has or had this system it hardly ever keeps time or looses 8 hours of time then becomes non existent. Without replacing the entire system at the moment is it possible to wire in a Wifi switch to just the filter pump...
  21. M

    Fiberglass Pool Build - Equipment Help

    We are in the planning stages of our first pool. We have done a lot of research on the forums but now need some final thoughts on equipment, design and overall thoughts on anything we may not be thinking of. We are going with the Latham (Viking) Fiji. A freeform fiberglass pool ranging from...
  22. Pentair 10K Thermistor Failed View 2

    Pentair 10K Thermistor Failed View 2

    Failed 10k water temperature sensor
  23. Pentair 10K Thermistor Failed View 1

    Pentair 10K Thermistor Failed View 1

    Failed 10k water temperature sensor
  24. N

    Pentair Whisperflo frozen ... found crack

    Hi, I noticed there is another post with similar situation where my Pentair Whisperflo frozen during Texas freeze and now I find some cracks on my pump. See the attached images. Im trying to apply epoxy along these cracks and am waiting for it to cure to see if that would work. I also...
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    New Pentair Heater Broken - Rattling Sound, Trying to Diagnose

    Our brand new Pentair heater is broken. We're trying to figure out what could be causing it and if it's a quick fix or we'll need to make a warranty call. We are hoping it is a quick fix, since we're sharing the pool with several other families (with a google calendar so there is no overlap)...
  26. M

    Pentair vs Hayward vs Jandy

    I am planning for future warmer days as Nashville is currently in the middle of a cold snap, as is much of the country. Our home has a ~30k gallon, salt water, liner pool with no water features. It has a non working gas heater that I want to replace and while I'm at it, I might as well update...
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    Help! Semi-Clueless Texan Here: Are my main line, skimmer, return and suction valve settings okay (during winter storm)?

    The title says it all: I'm very stressed about my inground pool/spa combo (spa is attached), given that it's likely we'll set an all time low temp for the area overnight tomorrow. I'm running both main and aux pumps continuously (have freeze protection enabled), but have a question regarding...
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    Pentair Magicstream not working?

    1 of my 2 magicstreams is not performing fully. The one in question thumps and red light comes out of it nicely. But I cannot figure out how to “switch modes” or use the solid light stream for this laminar. The other magicstream on the circuit does function properly. I’ve heard that perhaps...
  29. jdoghaf

    Pentair Intellicenter or Intellitouch?

    Hello everyone! We are currently building a pool here in Utah. Here’s a little background: The pool contractor we went with has recently started shifting from landscaping to building pools. We are not worried about his expirence level as he has 20+ years of expirence of building pools. (Before...
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    Pentair EasyTouch vs Intellitouch

    I was hoping to get some clarity around smart/app based system. My PB is using Pentair products and is offering EasyTouch for upgraded Smart functionality. I have been reading online and most of the information I find is Intellitouch from Pentair. Is there a difference between EasyTouch and...