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Kreepy Krawly RX 1 gets stuck in one area

Brand new robotic cleaner getting stuck in one area of pool

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  • terri_alan Nov 29, 2013

    Does not have a hose

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Try using a longer hose

Posted on Nov 28, 2013

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My Kreepy Krawly always gets stuck!


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If you move the return eyeballs around usually point them down this will help. This will stop any action on the surface of the pool as far as pushing things into the skimmer but the action of the hose jiggeling should help to break the surface tention of the pool and get leaves and such to sink so the cleaner to pick them up.
If you don't have eyeball returns then you can get dirveters that slide into the return lines to break these currents for you.
Hope this helps and good luck.

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Try no weights.
Try weights in a incorrect position.
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