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Suction line replacement

Hayward pump is has suction leak and I need to access suction line attached to inground skimmer. How big a hole do I need to cut in concrete deck?

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  • garysr900 May 25, 2009

    Thanks for your response, David. I could use some clarification. If I want to remove the skimmer while getting to the suction line, how much clearance would I need to cut on either side of the skimmer and how much clearance in the rear of the skimmer? Thanks again! Gary

  • garysr900 May 25, 2009

    Perfect! Thanks, David.



    Gary :-))

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We cut a 12" hole.
David

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  • David Lowry May 25, 2009

    when a pool is installed an area about 2'x2' is left for the skimmer. It has a spout that is about 8 inch's from the front of the skimmer to the pool. If you just want to dig down behind the skimmer, you will need to cut about 1' back from the bqack of the skimmer to give room to dig under the skimmer and get to the suction line. David

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