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Can't get your swimming pool pump to prime up and begin proper circulation? If your pump basket is not filling with water completely, then you have air getting into the system and it is not working properly. Usually this can happen when you open your pool for the swim season especially if you winterized your pool.
Make sure you unplugged any of the lines you may have closed off for the winter. If you can, have someone block off the intake while you add to the basket, when it will take no more, cap and turn it on.Have the person keep the end blocked for a couple seconds then remove once the pump it at full speed(2-3 sec). If this doesn't work, your probably have going air through the cap, get an o-ring.The o-ring needs to be replaced.-------
Click this link for more help:--- http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/05/swimming-pool-pump-priming.html ----------- This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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