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How To Backwash and Clean Above Ground Sand Pool Filter

This video will show you how to use the different settings to backwash and clean your above ground pool sand filter.

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Using a swimming pool filter system to 'vacuum' the pool floor


i am assumming that you have a sand filter,to clean your filter, 1st put it on backwash and watch the little glass bowl till it run clear,45 sec. or so then turn off power, turn valve to rinse, turn power on. watch little bowl till it runs runs clear 30 sec. or so.to vaccam turn handle to waste turn power on. hope this helps

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what type of sand make sure its for pools should only have 2 bags max in filter

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You need to replace the seal in the head unit of the filter.. The sand should be replaced every three years or buy a cleaning solution.

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sounds like the sand has clumped together inside filter. you can open filter and replace sand charge or dump into wheel barrow loosen sand and flush clean with hose and put back in

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