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The "Rinse" will also take water out, but you should really have a waste setting. Call a local pool company or the maker of your filter system.

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Q: What setting is correct to use instead of using the filter setting while vacuuming the pool if there is no waste setting?
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When you vacuum a pool what setting should the filter be on?

The setting of the sand filter should be on filter for a normal vacuum. However if you are getting rid of the results of using clarifier from the bottom of the pool you would be beter of vacuuming to waste.


What do you set the sand filter on when vacuuming your above ground pool?

For the first cleaning in spring set it to "waste" while vacuuming. Subsequently you can leave it on "filter" when vacuuming.


What pump setting should i use when vacuuming my pool?

Just keep the setting on filter you may find that the preasure increases and if it does just give it a quick backwash to reduce it if needed.


Can you remove the pump filter when vacuuming to waste?

Yes


Why is sand in pool right after vacuuming?

check your filter it might need to be replaced.


While vacuuming pool particles blow out jets into pool?

You have one or more bad filter elements inside the filter. The filter needs to be serviced .


What setting do you turn a hayward sand filer series 200 too when vacuuming?

You have two options when vacuuming a pool. If it a normal weekly vacuume you will set your filter valve to the filter position. This will send the water through the filter and back to the pool. Once your done vacuuming, you then backwash and rinse the filter. A good ratio is 3 min to back wash and 30 seconds to rinse. If your pool is extremely dirty like at the begining of the year, You can sometimes set the filter to the waste position. This will bypass the filter and send the water down the backwash line. This lowers the water in the pool. If your pool is extremely dirty and you try to vacuum with it set to filter, the filter will not catch all the dirt and some will end up back in the pool in the form of dirty or cloudy water. As a pool profesional I always strived for clear water first. You can't clean what you can't see.


Dirty water coming your of return when vacuuming with a cartridge filter?

Cartridge is not installed correctly or you have a crack in the manifold allowing dirty water to pass by the filter.


Why does the dirt you are vacuuming come back in the pool?

Possibly because it is set on circulate and not on filter or if you have a cartridge filter the cartridge is damaged. Worn laterals in the sand filter can also cause sand to blow back into the pool.


What setting should you have your pool on for normal operation?

If you're talking about your pool filter, it should be set to filter or run. Use the bypass or recirculate setting if you wish to circulate the water without having the water pass through the filter. Use the backwash setting to clean the filter.


Some sand in bottom of your pump from vacuuming pool above ground is this normal?

If you are getting sand coming into the pool and have a sand filter you may have to replace worn laterals in the sand filter.


Why is the pressure on your sand filter only low when it is set to filter setting?

Probably because it is clean, leave it on the filter setting for a while and you will find that the pressure will increase as the filter gets dirtier, when it get high (usually in the red ) you will have to backwash.

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