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Hayward sand filter leaks

The tank on my Hayward sand filter has sprung a small pin hole leak. Any way to fix that?

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My sp0714t Hayward same filter was leaking from the cover, just below the 6 screws.
I replaced the cover o-ring inside and it stopped.
The o-ring became oval and not round in cross section for to the 10 years of pressure on it.
I didn't use the original sp0714L o-ring but just bought a similar o-ring from a store.
Greesed it with silicone greesed to grolong it's life span.

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You can try different epoxy's but they usually won't hold as the filter expands when running this will break any seal where you put it.You can check into warrentys. A lot of these filters had good warrentys on the tanks that went longer than valve or internal's. if you have install dates and model #'s. Check on line with Hayward.

Worse comes to worse you can drill out a small hole amd using stanless steel go with a bolt and nut with washers and rubber washers in the middle. when you set it seal it all with silicone and after it is tight let it set for eight hours or so. Good luck.

Posted on May 28, 2010

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