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What kind of pool, inground, Steel wall above ground?
Toy pool from Wal-mart, kmart, target etc.?
these are important bits of information to know.
is there separate equipment or combo... pool pump and filter separate units or are they combined?

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Check the valves that control the water in the pool equipment area. There are usually valves to divert water between the skimmer, service port and outlet jets. Also, the multi-port valve on the filter has several settings on it to control normal filtering, backwash, bypass, winterize etc. If all the valves are correctly set, you should look in the skimmer and pull the strainer basket out. Clean it if necessary and look at the bottom of the skimmer bucket to ensure that the drain cover is open.

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