MAINTENANCE & REPAIR TIPS
- Always turn off electrical
circuits at the panel before repairing or
servicing any pool equipment.
Avoid any possibility of equipment
coming on when you are working on the
equipment and eliminate the possibility
of electrical shock to the
- Do not start pump with return line
Circulating systems require an open path
for the water to flow, and closed valves
cause unnecessary pressure on the entire
- Use a qualified, licensed
electrician for major electrical repairs
or installations relating to your
Electrical requirements and regulations
are constantly changing regarding pool
and spa equipment. An electrical
professional follows the proper
installation procedures to meet the
latest safety standards.
- Maintain your pool equipment in
good working order.
Replace worn or damaged parts
immediately (i.e. pressure gauges,
skimmer lids, filter clamps, electrical
accessories, drain covers, etc.)
- Check your pool equipment for air
Air bubbles being discharged through the
return fittings is a sign of air leaking
into the system. Air accumulating in the
filter system could cause serious injury
or damage if not relieved properly.
- Always stand clear of the filter
during system start up.
Pump pressure causes tank expansion and
trapped air in the system is potentially
dangerous if the clamp is not installed
or tightened correctly.
- Position pressure gauges and
equipment instruction so they are visible
during system operation and
Tank instruction labels and gauges
should be positioned so that any
repairperson can read them easily without
coming in contact with the equipment.
- If you have questions about the
way your equipment operates, contact a
licensed pool professional or the
original equipment manufacturer.
Swimming pool/spa equipment
manufacturers are always ready to supply
you with helpful information on the
equipment, and they want to keep you
aware of improved changes to their