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Pool doesn't have pressure. Checked pump no blockage. Had the pool guy put air through the lines and no clog. Filter has zeobrite sand, but it's green? Pool company said it shouldn't be green. We are going to change the sand. Would this cause low pressure? Shouldn't a filter not working right cause high pressure? Pool chemicals are right but the pool looks cloudy and isn't sucking the dirt up. Any ideas? Our pool guy is stumped!

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Hi my name is Juan and I was a pool tech in california now located in georgia and let me try solve this if your filter is dirty it created a high pressure in your filter gauge with poor suction to check this bypass the filter and see if suction increase sometimes your gauge is bad and is not showing the true reading but if is good and pressure is to low then is so clear you have a suction leak try to replace the pump lid O ring and if you have spa check the intake valve where you select pool or spa if you don't have spa then the air leak is in the pipe connected to the pump suction side believe me this is a common problem

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