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My Barracuda was working the other day before the

Our Barracuda was working the other day before we had new items installed. We had a new pump and chlorinator installed. The barracuda sucks but it doesn't vibrate. We also lost flow to our pump at one stage too while the barracuda was in the pool. The pump appears to struggle when it it is attached

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If your moving water it sounds like you have a suction valve that needs to be reset to the cleaner. If your main drain is plugged off as it should be with a suction cleaner, the pump will strain. Or it may be a plugged line. Check this by putting a small kitchen sponge it the skimmer and see if it gets pulled through to the pump basket. If it does not get there you have a plug.

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