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My kreepy krauly's hose blocks entrance to the skimmer causing the pump to lose prime

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It sounds like you might need to use the eyeball diverter to redirect the pool cleaners water flow and keep the hose from blocking the skimmer. Here is a copy of the users manual. Take a look at the section that describes this and see if that corrects the problem.

http://www.backyardcitypools.com/images/pentair/kreepy_krauly_manual1.pdf

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