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Can the pump's pressure be turned down? The water come out of the jets really hard and fast and our electric bill has more than doubled since the pool pump was installed. Friends with similar pools noticed the difference in water flow from our pool to theirs. Also, is there a manual on how to perform the regular maintenance? The installation and user's guide we received seems to be missing a lot of info needed for proper maintenance. Thanks.

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I think you mean "1.5 Hp" because a "15 Hp" is just crazy, LoL Pumps are matched to each pool when they are built, so there is no need to go to a larger size pump (Higher Hp). If you can't return/swap the pump for the correct hp you had removed, you can have a smaller Impeller installed on the pump.That will reduce the flow,and also use less electricity.As far as maintenance... Clean out the basket from time to time,Lube the lid o-ring with pool lube ONLY, and keep an eye out for leaks.

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