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Cannot get pool pump to prime

Jandy pump, was working well and had storm that put in much debris and clogged intakes and skimmer. cleared up, emptied filters/skimmer and pool pump will not restart completely, it just flows very little water and does not get full suction. skimmer does not get any suction.

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  • Michael Guadagno May 10, 2010

    tried to flood the pump, but still trickle of water.



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Turn the valve to main intake line (not the skimmer) and flood the pump with as much water as possible.
make sure there are no areas around the seals where air could get sucked in. when you get a full flow switch it to skimmer and main.

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