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My dolphin works for a few seconds, then stops. The transformer is OK because it works for my spare dolphin. What is the remedy?

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    Yes, the solution was helpful. I will check the voltage and try again when the sweep dries out.

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I imagine that even though they are meant to be water tight, some moisture may have gotten into the unit and caused problems. Unfortunately there could be many many things that can cause these units to stop working.. From my experience there is little a home serviceman could do other than check all the obvious things. I recommend that you contact the manufacturer and ask for a referral to a n authorised service center, then when there ask for a "Quote" before proceeding with any repairs, that way at least you can get an indication of costings before you start.
Check for Voltage at the unit also, if you have the equipment and are so inclined.



http://www.maytronicsus.com/en-us/residential_pool_cleaner/dolphin_advantage_-_residental_pool_cleaner/

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