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Your filter may be dirty. If so, backwash or clean filter. (To tell if your filter is dirty, look to see if the filter pressure will be higher than usual).So if your pool intake strainer is clogged with debris, therefore it will restrict water flow, or that your main pool filter is clogged and needs to be backwashed. However It does NOT have its own, internal filter or strainer. On indoor heaters, clean room intake openings to ensure adequate flow of combustion and ventilation air. Also your pump strainer basket may be full. If so remove debris.

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