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Sun damaged pool noodles causing pump problems.

Someone last week put 2 old noodles in the pool. They were weather damaged so they broke down in the pool. I scooped most of the stuff loating on the water but obviously some has gone through the system. When the pump is turned on it does not pump to its full capability. Do i have to replace pump or filter or both? What else would fix this problem?

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You just need to clean the filter. What kind of pool/pump do you have? If it has a cartridge filter it should be easy to take apart and spray off with a water hose.

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