Spillover Mode Delay?

Jwpool

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I’m a new pool owner and first time posting. I have a question about the spillover mode setting on my pool/spa combo controlled by an RS6 aqualink system. When I turn on spillover mode the Jandy Actuator Valve turns while the pool pump is running. Is that an issue shouldn’t there be a delay to allow the valve to turn and turn the pump back on? Sorry for the newb question.

Thanks in advance.
Jeff
 

ajw22

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Jeff, welcome to TFP.

I think that is normal operation. Although my pool is closed so I can't verify.

I don't see a problem with the return valve turning while the pump is running. Water moves from the pool returns to the spa returns during the valve movement.

@PoolGate what do you think?
 

Jimrahbe

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Jeff,

I am not up on your specific automation, but most of them have a check box in the set up that enables the pump to be on or off when the valves turn. I suspect yours does also..

Thanks,

Jim R.
 

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A short delay will not cause any issues and as far as I know, there is not really a way to program in a delay to give the valve time to move.
 

Jwpool

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Thanks for the responses. I appreciate it. Yeah, I haven’t seen any way to delay the automation.
 

PoolGate

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Thanks for the responses. I appreciate it. Yeah, I haven’t seen any way to delay the automation.

In addition, there should never really be a time when there is no output path for the pump in your system. Some port somewhere should allow water to flow.