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Cut and glue the valve into the PVC pipe. Use PVC cement and solvent to glue the pipe into the valve.
Install this valve in the section of pipe you want to divert the water from one section of jets to another section.


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How do I install a diverter valve on a whisper flow pump


You must be using the wrong terminology as there is no diverted valve to a Pentair,purex, Pac_fab whisperflow as this a model of a pump. There a're diverted valves in a 3 way valve on the plumbing in front of the pump or in the skimmer to the pool and or spa. So feel free to email me back with further info and I'll be happy to walk you through it. Hightidepools@gmail

May 12, 2014 | Sta Rite Pool & Spa

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Water pumps out instead of recirculating?


It's not your wires faulty.
Is the valve installed the right way.
When diverter valve is powered will pump water over bowl.
Your motor controller board may be faulty,
And need diverter driver parts replaced.
Set you machine to Traditional wash only to bypass
Eco active filling that users diverter valve.

Jul 08, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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Pumps out instead of recirculating


Is the valve installed the right way.
When diverter valve is powered will pump water over bowl.
Your motor controller board may be faulty,
And need diverter driver parts replaced.
Set you machine to Traditional wash only to bypass
Eco active filling that users diverter valve.

Jul 08, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel Fisher Paykel Intuitive...

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Error code 52


51. (00110011) Phase 5 ECO - Recirculation Fault
The product has detected that it is losing water during recirculation.
Primary Source - Diverter Valve Wiring
Action - Check diverter valve harness is correctly fastened to diverter valve. Check flying lead
in motor controller, and connection to valve next to drain pump.
Secondary Source - Diverter Valve
Action - Check diverter valve resistance. If open circuit (nominal is 1500 ohms) replace
diverter valve. During recirculation, check that water is being recirculated back into the bowl,
and that no water is coming out of drain hose. If there is some water coming from the drain
hose, then the diverter valve could be faulty, or it could be jammed with a foreign object.
Replace diverter valve.
Tertiary Source - Motor Controller
Action - The diverter valve drive circuit may be at fault. If the primary and secondary checks
pass inspection then replace the Motor Controller.
52. (00110100) Phase 5 ECO - Recirculation Fault
See fault code 51.

Apr 02, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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The plumber installed shower diverter and when the tap is running so is the shower. He did not install with copper pipes, but now says there doesn't have to be. He has thrown out the insturction and...


Copper pipe is not required for correct fucntioning of the diverter valve. Some diverter valves are not 100% shut off of tub faucet.... But it should mostly shut off. I suggest that debris may have damaged the rubber parts of the diverter, take it apart and inspect.

In my opinion PEX (which is plactic, multiple layer pipe) is much better than copper. Copper reacts with chemicals in the water, in some areas of the world....

You did not mention what BRAND, or model controls you have installed, but having the warranty sheet missing shoud not harm you getting what you need, and it cannot be a big deal, as there is little to a diverter valve...

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What does fault code 51 mean?


Error code 51 usually means a faulty diverter valve. Try and run a wash cycle, and observe the drain hose. If water comes out, the diverter valve should be fine, if no water comes out you should take your diverter valve out and check for debris, or continue to read through the following possibilities of why your washing machine is acting up, and the actions to take.

1. Diverter valve
Action - Check diverter valve continuity. If open circuit, replace diverter valve.

2. Motor Controller Board (drive circuitry blown).
Action - Replace Motor Controller Board
3. Diverter valve harness/connectors.
Action - Replace wiring harness

Jul 13, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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Shower/spout


The valve is installed upside down and needs to be reversed. There is a diverter in the valve that gives the spout priority. When the valve is upside down it gives the shower head priority. Thats why it runs without the diverter being activated. You will need to get in the wall from one side or the other. Cut the valve out and either flip the faucet Or change the direction of the diverter depending on the style of valve.

Good Luck, Phil

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Hi rbyerly,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is:
remodeled bathroom,installed new moen valve and hardware. Now water is coming from both the shower head and the faucet when the diverter is in the down postion. Question; Is this a single handle or three handle diverter? Assuming it's a three handle, it should just be a mater of adjusting the center handle. If single, the diverter is in the spout not the valve. I don't know how to direct you further without specifics. Feel free contact me again!
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Thank you,
Harvey your Master Plumber

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