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Cannot remove Cleaner Connector from body of Hayward Phantom

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SOURCE: My Hayward Phantom pool cleaner has stopped

If the cleaner has no suction, check for obstructions in the debris chamber or throat of the cleaner. Also, check for hose leaks. If the cleaner has suction, but is just not moving properly and is spinning in circles, you most likely have a problem with your hose. It is a common problem with these pool cleaners getting small kinks or bends in their hoses that cause them to move in circles. If you store your cleaner hose in a coiled position, this will make the problem worse. Try laying the hose out in the sun and stretch it slightly. Let it sit for several hours, reconnect, and try it again.

Posted on May 25, 2011

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