Multi port valve stuck


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Jun 6, 2021
suffolk county ny
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I backwashed my pool. Pentair filter. Then I turned the valve counter clockwise and now the handle is stuck on "closed". Is there a way to free it up to swing it back to filter?? Won't push down to raise it out of the notch. Thanks!!
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Texas Splash

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Jun 22, 2014
Texas, San Antonio/Marion, South-Central Area
Pool Size
Salt Water Generator
SWG Type
CircuPool RJ-45 Plus
Welcome to TFP! :wave: You might have to remove the top part of the valve to see if the spring, valve stem, etc are still in good shape and that something didn't break. If after removing you find nothing obvious and then it works fine, you might want to try turning the handle the same direction each time (clockwise for example). Maybe something got pinched.
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