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Recirculating a hayward sand filter for inground poola

Do i have to open the valve to waste when i just want to recirculate

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No ... waste dumps the water ... recirculate recirculates but does not filter ... filter filters the water ...

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Excellent answer Robco, One slight variation of an explanation about "waste"... When in this mode, water never actually enters the filter tank, it goes in the valve from the pump, and out of the valve through the waste port.
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Reference your pressure gauge as the 12:00 position. Going clockwise-
12:00 is Filter, normal running position
2:00 is Waste, water goes from pool and exits the waste line, bypassing filter.
4:00 is Closed, used only when servicing equipment
6:00 is Backwash, reverses water through the filter and goes out the waste line.
8:00 is Recirculate, water bypasses filter and returns to pool.
10:00 is Rinse, water goes through filter and exits to waste line, used briefly after backwashing to clear sediment from filter.
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Working clockwise - Waste; closed; backwash; recirculate; rinse;

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Was wondering how to change the settings on filter. Its a Hayward Pro Series High Rate Sand Filter and the instruction manual says it have about 5 different ones....i.e. waste, recirculate, but we were...


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Normally, you set your pool filters setting to "filter" when you vacuum. Is this the setting you are using? If that doesn't seem to be working or your pool is especially dirty, change the valve to "waste" and operate with the cleaner on that setting. That will bypass your filter entirely. If this works, it could be that your filter is dirty and needs to be backwashed or have the sand changed.

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Water is leaking out my waste line when using recirculate.


Replace the internal "wagon-wheel" looking gasket inside the valve. Its job is to keep the water going thru the valve and ports the handle is set to and not leak out of the waste port.

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