To prime a swimming pool pump when the motor is in operation and the pressure gauge has 0 lbs. of pressure you will first need to turn the motor off. Take off the strainer basket lid and fill the strainer basket with water until some water is running back through the incoming line. Replace the pump basket, close the lid and tighten the t-bolts or clamps. Some have a twist type lid. It just depends on the brand and model of your pump. If you have an air relief valve open it to remove extra air from the filter tank. Turn the motor back on. Close the air relief valve when water comes out.(If yours is equipped with one) If the pump will not prime, do these steps again. Don't let the pump run over 30 seconds when trying to prime. You do not want to burn it up. I hope this helps you.
30 seconds is a bit quick. You can go up to as much as 5 or even 10 minutes. If after trying the above method a couple of times with no apparent or promising results try putting a garden hose in the skimmer blocking it in with a rag or your hands. Have someone turn on the water and the pump letting the pump draw water from the hose. Let that helper tell you when the water is beginning to get sucked into the pump. You can probably feel when the pump is sucking. Remove the rag and hose and let the pump continue to "prime". ( be careful not to let the rag get sucked into the skimmer hole). Bleed off any trapped air also during this process.
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Broken gage A: trouble shoot pump problem, make sure the water in the pool is at the tile line or middle of the skimmer throat, prime the pump, any of the above and more.
Swimming pool pumps have no reset button.
Alegria is a good reseller if you want to buy a heat pump for your swimming pool (in Belgium).
The answer depends on a couple of things. Are you going to be swimming in the pool or will it be vacant? If nobody is going to be in the pool for those 2 days then you can shut your pool pump off. After shutting the pump off you would want to close whatever valves are there to isolate the pump so that you do not lose the prime as it will make it easier when restarting the pump back up.
You should never run a swimming-pool pump dry! The most likely problem, from the rather flimsy evidence in your question hinting at it not rotating, is not with the pump or its motor but a fault in the electrical supply to the pool plant, or in the timer or other pump controller.
The purpose of a swimming pool heat pump is to rise the temperature of the water. The pool then can be used for swimming even on days when the weather is not perfect. The swimming pool season is extended.
Yes. Running the pool filter pump while swimming has no adverse effects to the swimmers.
It is a great pump. It isn't only quiet but it also produces the highest water flow offered by any pump.
Pump air in it with a bicycle wheel pump
1/2 horse power
one and a half horsepower.
Because the pump is set to "vacuum to waste".
The pipes that return the water from the pump back to the swimming pool are called return lines. This isn't the "fill line" that puts more water (domestic) into the pool to make up for evaporation, but rather the pipe after the pump and filter.
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If no water is visible around pump/filter mechanism then there is a crack somewhere in the pool or pipes leading to and from pump/filter.
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To keep your swimming pool clean you will need a filters and a water pump. A vacuum would as be a good idea.
Pump the water out or put a cover over the pool.
Determine how many gallons of water your swimming pool holds. You will also need to consider what size filter that you have. If you have an undersized filter to pump it can create filtration and circulation problems. Be sure to look at the turnover rate for your pump and filter that you are considering. If you have an aboveground pool most pump and filters are sold as a pre-sized set.
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Before you can drain a swimming pool there will be things that you need to know. Not all swimming pools are the same when it comes time to drain them. You have many different types of swimming pools. The most common types of swimming pools are Above Ground Swimming Pools with 48″ and 52″ Steel or Aluminum Walls, In ground Vinyl Liner Pools, In Ground Gunite Pools, Commercial Cement Swimming Pools and off course Portable and plastic Kiddie swimming pools like the ones you fill up and empty daily. Now that you know what types of swimming pools there are we can tell you what types of tools and pumps are required to drain these pools. The first thing you will want to find out is if the pool you are trying to drain has a bottom or "main drain". You will find a main drain in most in ground residential swimming pools, commercial swimming pools and sometimes in above ground pools. If the swimming pool has a main drain you can use that to pump down the pool. If the pool you are trying to empty does not have a main drain, you can use a submersible pump, pool pump, or trash pump to drain the swimming pool. If the swimming pool you are trying to empty is an above ground pool you could use a hose and create a siphon to drain down the pool. The siphon method will only work with above ground pools. You can also a winter swimming pool cover pump to drain down the pool as well. In many cases the winter cover pump will be a good-sized submersible pump to drain the pool. The only draw back to using the winter cover pump rather then a larger pump like the trash pump is that emptying the pool might take a bit longer. The Trash pump is one of the fastest methods to drain a swimming pool. You can rent a trash pump from most rental stores for around $89.00 for the day. The trash pump works with usually 3″ inch or above suction and discharge hoses which allows the pump to empty many gallons of water at a time from the swimming pool. In Some Other Cases there may be an external vacuum pump that is used to clean the swimming pool. If there is a swimming pool vacuum pump, you could connect the vacuum pole and vacuum head and then use a discharge hose and pump the pool down with this pump as well. Just think of it as doing a swimming pool power vacuum without reading the pool water. Before Draining The In Ground Pool : Draining an in ground swimming pool might sound like an easy thing buy in fact there are a few things you should know before doing so. In ground swimming pools have vinyl liners are constructed using something called "pool walls". These swimming pool walls can be made up of a few different things depending on the pools age. Pool walls can be made from wood, steel and cement. Wood wall swimming pools are no longer made in the United States. These types of walls had a major flaw in them, which caused many swimming pools to collapse when drained. The next type of material a swimming pool wall can be made from is steel. The steel wall in ground pool is a popular choice by many when buying or installing a pool. The third type of material a swimming pool wall can be made from is cement. Cement wall in ground swimming pools are very popular and are known to hold up for many years. Some say that the cement wall pool is the best way to build an in ground vinyl swimming pool. Well, now that someone has told us of the various ways pools are constructed and how to drain them, let's actually answer the question. I am assuming this question is aimed at inground gunite or shotcrete pools. I have drained thousands of these pools to resurface and remodel them and have NEVER had the structure crack because it was empty. I have seen pools that lifted out of the ground because a high water table turned the pool into a boat but these were always drained by the homeowner and not a professional pool contractor. Leaving a pool empty for even a few days may crack and ruin the plaster as pool surfaces are meant to be immersed in water. Leaving a pool empty longer than 3 days usually voids a plaster warranty. If you need to drain a pool to change the water or do some type of repair that requires emptying the pool, try to do so in cooler weather before the rainy season starts and make sure whoever is doing the repair does so rapidly so the pool may be refilled as soon as possible. If you are resurfacing the pool the only thing to worry about are unexpected heavy rains in which case a good remodeling contractor will drill holes in the deep end to relieve hydrostatic pressure. A good pool excavator will inform the builder if the pool is built on a water table so he can install a hydrostatic relief valve in the main drain area of the pool...however ASSUME NOTHING and take the proper precautions if the pool is in the lowest part of the surrounding area.
Doesn't really sound like a question. But your swimming pool suction is determined by the size of your pump. There are other factors like the pipe distance and diameter, but it basically comes down to the size of your pump.