Question about Pentair IntelliFlo VS-3050 & VS+SVRS Variable Speed Pump -

1 Answer

Pentair VS pool pump

My pump turns on..starts priming but if I have it set to 1--it will shut off and flash an alert....2 same problem...level 3 will run? I don't want to always leave it on 3, so what could be the problem>

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Pentair Master
  • 3,543 Answers

What do you have speeds set at maybe too slow to keep prime

Posted on May 08, 2016

4 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: pool pump won't prime

check for air leaks, cover o-ring is common culprit. anything in front of pump can cause this.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

  • 990 Answers

SOURCE: Legend pool cleaner wheels not moving

You might want to pull the drive wheels and see if their might be a small pebel stuck in the drive gears on the wheel.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

  • 990 Answers

SOURCE: I have a Pentair Intelliflo pump system and lately

Your pipe could be clogged or you may have a clog in the impeller. Check the pump basket and if it is cracked then it is probally in the impeller and you may be able to reach it with a screwdriver and needlenose. If you have a crack in the skimmer basket it could be in the line and you can check this by putting a kitchen sponge in the skimmer and if it comes out in the pump the line is clear. If it is clogged you may be able to clear it with a flush bag you can get at any hardware store. If that dosn't do it you will need to get a pro. Good luck.

Posted on Jan 03, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Pentair Intelliflo vs. Need bearing replacement for front and back bearings


Pentair WhisperFlo Pool Pump Motor Bearings Replaced ...

? 2:03
www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYRNMCh_7kM
Jul 10, 2012 - Uploaded by Pump Repair Supply
More Help & Information: https://pumprepairsupply.com Watch as Joseph shows you how quite your Pentair

Sep 27, 2015 | Pool & Spa

2 Answers

Pentair 1 1/2 hp pool pump works while skimming but loses prime when vaccum gets plugged in


the pump is doing what it was designed for any difference in suction will make it error out you might have to set it on manual to vacuum

May 11, 2014 | Pentair Whisperflo 1 12 Hp Pool Pump Wf26...

1 Answer

Pentair pump flow slows during operation


go to utube see the video on your pump programming sounds like you have the run time on 1200 rpm

Nov 17, 2012 | Pentair IntelliFlo VS-3050 & VS+SVRS...

1 Answer

How do I manually reset my Intelliflo pump? The priming alarm came on after I tried to vacuum pool. Now it wont work.


turn off breaker to pump for a few minutes, then back on this will reset your alarm. If the problem returns ,check other posted solutions. In a few weeks i may have location of someone who repairs circuitboards for pentair pumps, as i am having one repaired now due to lightning hit.

Jul 22, 2012 | Pentair IntelliFlo VS-3050 & VS+SVRS...

1 Answer

The pump keeps trying to prime. There is no air in the lines. all the valves are open. filter basket is clean. we've tried hitting the reset button, changing the prime time from 1min. to 5 min....


Most of the time you are sawing air from thpumo lid. Hav you lubricated the o-ring in the lid? If that doesn't work, keep working your way forward and lubricate the 3 way valves as well.

Jul 28, 2011 | Pentair IntelliFlo VS-3050 & VS+SVRS...

1 Answer

I have intelliflo VS+SVRS pool pump, after stopping for 4 days i want to start again & after start it goes to priming & then alarm & it says clear the drain & restart


There is either something blocking the suction side of this pump (blocked valve, strainer, strainer basket, leaves on main drain.) or the pump is not getting primed in the aloted amount of time. You can increase the priming time on the pump, or manually prime it, or just turn off the svrs feature temporarily until you get a good prime again. If you need the manual to figure out how to do these things, here is the link.

http://www.pentairpool.com/pdfs/IntelliProVS+SVRSOM.pdf

Jan 19, 2011 | Pentair IntelliFlo VS-3050 & VS+SVRS...

1 Answer

3/4 Whisperflo will not prime


once you figure out why it's having trouble priming, you can reduce the discharge side with a valve to adjust the flow to what you need. You can always always reduce the discharge side but never the suction side.

Jul 01, 2010 | Pentair 3hp Whisperflo Pool Pump In -...

1 Answer

Intelliflo SVRS Pump not able to ramp up without help


These pumps are very sensitive. If you are pushing the on button and the pump trys to prime and then the alarm kicks on I would check the following:

Water level in pool
Make sure skimmer weir door are not stuck in up position

Most Likely Cause
Diffuser oring needs to be replaced on pump. Easy check - shut power off to pump: remove 6 bolts that hold seal plate together (2 on top and 2 on bottom of each side of seal plate with no nuts, and 2 in middle on each side of seal plate with nuts) do not remove bolts that mount motor to pump. Once 6 bolts are removed, grab motor and pull motor unit away from pump. You will see a cone at the end of the assembly with an oring on it. Make sure the oring is snug, if not replace. This is most likely what is causing your problem.

Mar 09, 2009 | Pentair IntelliFlo VS-3050 & VS+SVRS...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Pentair IntelliFlo VS-3050 & VS+SVRS Variable Speed Pump -  Logo

Related Topics:

34 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pentair Pool & Spa Experts

Pj Kiley
Pj Kiley

Level 1 Expert

21 Answers

Jay Finke
Jay Finke

Level 3 Expert

1338 Answers

Bill Jordan

Level 2 Expert

372 Answers

Are you a Pentair Pool and Spa Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...