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Hayward Pool Vac keeps turning right more and twisting hoses.

New shoes, checked/confirmed gear box is working correctly, no broken teeth on any gears (including gear box), left all hoses outside for 24 hrs to "untwist them", 10,000 gallon pool. (Engineer by profession). I cannot seem to figure out why the unit turns way more right than left, thus twisting hoses, eventually causing unit to stay in one place

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SOURCE: Hayward Navigator Pool Cleaner Will Not Move

The problem is that you have too much play in your drivetrain. You will need to check for movement between the pod and the a-arm and then between the a-arm and turbine. It would also be a good idea to check the turbine bearings. Find the loose fitting, worn part and that is your problem. As far as it not twisting on the end of the hose; this is most likely caused by the screen on the back of the unit being obstructed by debris or the gearbox assembly being jammed by debris that got through the screen or is just worn out. If you have any mechanical abilty you shoud be able to do these repairs yourself with the help of a downloadabe exploded diagram. If not call a pool repairman the parts are not really that expensive compared to the cost of a new unit.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Pool cleaner only goes in circles; doesn't clean the whole pool

could be a number of problems. The most common problem is the turbine bearings have failed. You will have to disassemble it to check them. A fix is a turbine kit with A-frames. This kit has all the moving parts excluding the turn valve. If your cleaner is going around in circles and twisting the hose, its likely you have a bad bearing or so on either the turbine, a-frames or both.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Hayward navigator (Gunnite pool) does not move.

you need to install a turbine kit with "a" frames. sounds like your bearings are bad either on the turbine, "a " frames, or both. A set of shoes would be a good idea as well.

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SOURCE: seems like the movement of the navigator causes the hoses to tan

It sounds like it is time to pull the head and take it to the shop for repair. They can pinpoint wear and will usually do the repairs in the store for a small shop fee or just the cost of parts. It sounds like an "A" frame kit and gear box. Other things can be worn at the same time.

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Navigator Pool Cleaner: When I run my hayward cleaner the hose twists up a...

You have either a bad or stuck gear box or a loose or damaged a frame bearing. The gear box controls turning and the a frame controls propulsion, but one bad bearing will cause the cleaner to move more in one direction, causing the hose to coil. You can hold the cleaner under the water by the top of the hose, and it should turn in all directions within a few minutes. If it doesn't, then it is the gearbox. If it does, then likely a problem with the a frames.

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