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Pentair Clean & Clear 200. Filter core gets stuck to filter.

I have a Pentair Clean and Clear 200. Lately, the bottom of the filter core is getting stuck to the bottom of the bottom of the filter and somehow that affects the overall pressure of the pool. The water is not flowing with sufficient pressure. I have done everything from changing gaskets and O rings and cleaning everything. To test the pressure I had the pump running without the filter cartridge inside the filter and the pressure is perfect. I've this pool for 7 years. What could be causing the filter core to get stuck and why is this causing the loss of pressure. I already order the filter core because I noticed some minor wear and cracks. Could this be the cause? When the bottom of the core gets stuck to the bottom of the filter is extremely difficult to remove. This has been happening recently. Typically, when you remove the filter cartridge the entire core should also come out without major force. In my case the bottom of the core remains stuck inside the bottom of the filter. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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