Why does my pool cleaner keep getting stuck?
The cleaner works by suction just like a regular vacuum cleaner, but instead of sucking in air, it sucks in water. A strainer catches all the debris and the water is recirculated. Now and then, the suction will become too strong and the cleaner will get stuck to the bottom of your swimming pool.
Why does my kreepy krauly gets stuck?
This can happen for a number of reasons, for example: You have taken your hose out of the pool and stored it. It coiled. Over time the top layer of your pool water has slowly reset the memory of your hose.
Why does my pool cleaner stay in the deep end?
The cleaner does not reach all areas of pool, stays in deep end. Hose length is incorrect. Adjust hose to required length using the measuring tape included with the cleaner.
Why does Polaris keep getting stuck?
Adjust the float about 1 inch from the mast pipe. So push it all the way in and then pull back about an inch. If it still get stuck adjust the thrust jet at the back by slightly loosing the screws on around the base of the jet and play around with it until it covers the pool properly. Hope this helps.
Why does my pool vacuum have too much suction?
It could be that your brushes are worn down. When they wear, the area between the vac head and pool bottom is reduced, creating more suction. They can be replaced on some vacs. If that’s not it, you can use a skimmer plate to vacuum and drill relief holes in it so the full pump flow doesn’t go through the vacuum.
Why does my pool vacuum have no suction?
If the vacuum doesn’t work, it’s usually either because air is getting into the vacuum hose or into the suction side of the pool pump. The presence of air in the lines is preventing the system from drawing water as it should.
Why does my Polaris 280 float?
A Leaky Hose Leaks in the Polaris hose cause the cleaner to lose pressure, allowing it to float above the pool bottom. To check for leaks, turn the system on and pull the hose out of the water one section at a time, looking for bubbles or trickles of water.
How do I reduce the suction on my pool vacuum?
Actually, if it was too much suction, that is easy to fix by simply restricting one of the ball valves on the pressure side of the pump. Your filter pressure will go up, and the flow thru the system will decrease resulting in less suction at the vac head.
How do I make my pool vacuum stronger?
You can do this by exerting pressure in the pipe in the opposite direction to the suction. This can be done by connecting a hose or an air compressor, which will send water (or air) into the skimmer with enough force to remove the clog.
Why is my Pentair rebel vacuum not working?
You probably have something stuck in it, either the speed adjustment piece that Jim mentioned or in the main unit inside the throat, around the gearing. Open it up and give it a cleaning. Miltymoots, Any resolution to the problem with your Rebel?
Is the Pentair rebel pool skimmer not working?
Pool guy came in today and moved the Rebel to the pool skimmer line. Good news is now the Rebel is going crazy cleaning everywhere so I can be sure its not the problem. Bad news is it looks like there is definitely something up with the cleaner suction line.
What kind of pool cleaner is Pentair rebel?
I bought a Pentair Rebel pool cleaner about 18 months ago. Love it, hasn’t skipped a beat. Until now. Tried all my tricks, no clogs, no splits in the hose, backwashed, suction dial up to a good level and also emptied baskets.
What does filter gauge read on Pentair rebel?
Then see what the filter gauge reads with the pump running at about 2800 to 3000 rpm. With the type of cleaner you have all the dirt and leaves that it picks up go directly into the filter. It would not take long to fill it up. The filter gauge reads the amount of effort it takes to push water through it.