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My husband changed the sand in our Hayward Sand filter for our pool and now it leakes sand into the pool. What's wrong?

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Thank you for posting your question here on Fixya.com.

He broke the lateral assembly in the process and it will need to be replaced. You'll need to know the model number of the filter to get one. Then remove the sand, replace the assembly, fill the tank ~1/2 way with water, slowly add the sand back into the tank and replace the valve.

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