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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.

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What should be the length of the hose for my KK for a9.2metre pool, kidney shape, with the skimmer box centred on the side of the pool

Just long enough to reach all wall and floor surface.

with equipment turned off, put one end of the hose into the suction port, then, holding the other end of an estimated proper length, walk around the pool all the way around, making sure that there is at least one extra length going beyond the pool wall.

It's because you mentioned the location of the skimmer, that makes each pool different. If the skimmer is located on an end, naturally you will need additional and longer hose length.But with the skimmer located in the center of the pool, the overall length of those will be much shorter, than the example above.

Good luck

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