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Polaris in pool cleaner back water single spout not water passing

Wheels will not move plent of water going through the other side with 2 spouts and rear spout vaccum working but no wheel rotation brand new cleaner purchased last year!

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    KEN LaPOINT May 11, 2010

    is the small wheel between the two tires moving?

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Check your wheel RPM. With these automatic pool cleaners, you can manually adjust the RPM. Low RPM could be the cause of the problem. To check the RPM, first mark a single wheel side tire, Turn the pump on, hold the cleaner under water and count the wheel revolutions for one minute. If the RPM is less than 28, you might need to remove the blue restrictor disk from the UWF or adjust the gate valve on the booster pump. Also, this may sound simple, but make sure there is no debris lodged in the wheels/axles. Check your filter screen in your in-line filter and make sure that it is clear of debris. You will also want to check your hoses, connections, and swivel to make sure that there are no leaks.

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