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Thread: pool water around multi vale handle on filter

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    rajung's Avatar
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    Mar 2015

    pool water around multi vale handle on filter

    Just noticed something that may very well have been happening all the time on my 4 yr old sand filter.
    Pool water is filling the cavity around the multi port handle and only seems to happen when timer turns pump off.
    Never over flowing , stops and stays level with top by handle.
    Next day when pump runs again by night time its dry again.
    Pressure always around 16lb-I install a new gauge every year.
    Just received all new o rings and flat disc washers other than the spider gasket in case I feel like replacing them but wonder if its something I should even worry about?
    Thanks for any advice
    Doughboy AG 16' x 32' oval, 13,700 gal.
    AquaView by Doughboy 150lb sand filter model 0-1709-20
    PowerLine pump by Doughboy model 0-3047-200, 1.5hp-single speed-20amp
    Gulfstream electric heater-HE125-R-A
    Taylor K-2006 test kit

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    Mod Squad woodyp's Avatar
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    Apr 2010
    East Texas

    Re: pool water around multi vale handle on filter

    Any leak is a constant worry--no matter how small. Replace that spider while you're at it.
    16x32x52" Steel Cornelius Miramar AGP Vinyl liner 13,100 gal. Buried 2 ft.
    2 Speed Hayward Power-Flo Matrix 85 g.p.m. 22" 250lb. sand filter hard plumbed
    Pool Rover Jr., Pool Blaster Max, Diver Dave TF100 Test Kit/Speed Stir
    Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker, Liqour Chiller, & Drink Mixer & Party Tub----Collect 'um all!

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