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My Kreepy Krauly doesnt want to ****

It seems as if the pump works perfectly but I get the impression that there is not enough suction to make the Kreepy to start working

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With these pool cleaners, your problem if going to be an air leak. You need to find and correct the air leak that is causing the pump to lose its prime. Check the hose to ensure that there are no leaks. Check your vacuum connection. It should be submerged so no air enters the system. Check your pump basket lid for looseness, cracks, and worn or missing o-rings.

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