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Put your winter plugs in blocking off all flow to the pipes and etc. If the water still drops, it's in your pool.

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Q: How can you find out if the leak is in the equipment or the liner of an above-ground pool?
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You just had new liner installed and pool is losing water and installer insists its not leaking from liner what can you do?

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how did water get behind new pool liner when no holes have been cut in the liner for fittings?

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How do you find holes in pool liners?

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First you have to find where the water is leaking. To figure that out, fill your pool to the normal water level and mark the water level on the liner. Wait a day and mark the new water level. Fill it up to the first mark then shut off all your pool equipment and wait the same amount of time. If the level drops the same the leak is in the liner, other wise it's in the plumbing. If it's your liner leaking in some cases you can grab a pair of goggles and get wet to find a hole and use a patch kit from you nearest pool dealer to patch it. Sometimes you can't find it, most pool dealers have equipment to find the leak and they can patch it. If it's in the plumbing, you could be in for a bigger problem. It may involve cutting concrete decking and a bunch of digging. You have to get to the pipe that is leaking and cut that part out and patch a new line in. Again most pool dealers have equipment to easily tell which line and where plumbing is leaking. This can save a lot of work!


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