Why is my inground pool vacuum not working?

Why is my inground pool vacuum not working?

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 is there no suction in my pool?

Rule out the obvious causes of poor vacuum first. Make sure the water level in the pool is sufficient and air is not being sucked in through skimmer inlets. Add water to the pool to submerge the skimmers if necessary. Verify that the pump strainer basket and the skimmers are free of debris that may obstruct water flow.

Why do I have air bubbles coming out of my pool jets?

If you are seeing a significant number of bubbles coming out of your return lines into the pool, you probably have an air leak in your filtration system. Possible sources of this problem are low pool water levels, leaks around the strainer lid, leaks in the unions or leaks in the pump seals.

Why is my pool suction not working?

Suction-Side Problems. 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 is pool sweep not moving?

Usually the main reason for this kind of dysfunction is a congested pool filter or a clog at the intake hole at the bottom of your pool cleaner. To clean the intake hole, just flip the cleaner over underwater and look down into the intake hole.

What is a pool sweep?

A pool sweep is an automatic pool cleaner for in-ground swimming pools or above ground swimming pools. Pool sweeps and pool cleaners essentially work as vacuums in the pool to remove large debris, saving you the time and effort of using a skimming net to fish leaves and twigs out of your pool.