diagram for skimmer for above ground pool
If you can get the right skimmer you should not have too much of a problem However if you cant get a replacement you may be able to get out of it by getting a floating pool skimmer with inline leaf basket.
Generally, the skimmer area of the pool can be sleeved with PVC if there is a leak
Add thru the skimmer box
Google Aladdin pool equipment ( Lilly Pad skimmer)
As skimmer boxes in in ground pools are built in this is usually a very difficult and possibly expensive operation and may well require the attention of a pool builder or repairer. However if the cost proves to be prohibitive you can replace the skimmer box with a suction side floating pool skimmer. these plug into the suction via a pool hose and take the place of the skimmer box they can be left on a short hose or a long one and be positioned or left to float freely in the pool. they are in fact a far better skimmer then the existing static skimmer box.
That depends on the type of skimmer in ground or above ground and from what material it is made, The water is leaking between gaskets
It would be easier to replace with a floating skimmer Check poolrite dragonfly
Skimmer pool is a pool with side skimmers around
i think its up
The pool's manufacturer. They are not at all standardized across brands, so you need to know what brand your skimmer or pool is, and it helps if you can locate a pool store and bring the old skimmer to them - they may be able to order one, even if they don't have that brand in stock.
Yes possibly In reality, the skimmer will not cause a leak. What causes leaks are people who do not connect or glue the fittings to the skimmer properly. Or ground movement like earthquakes. k