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Think I’ve found my issue pump is surging due to lack of water , the flap valve at filter is gone into spa pack ,does this check valve , flap lol Nd to be thr or ? Four winds unit

If pump surging intake leak check intake coupler if tight possible bad seals

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If pump surging intake leak check intake coupler if tight possible bad seals

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SOURCE: spa draining into pool

check should be on spa return line from filter or heater. its 1 1/2 or 2 inch pvc

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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SOURCE: spa emptying when pump stops

Yes, if you have plaster it will get a ring around it. I live in Phoenix and with the sun and heat it will hurt the exposed plaster.
I don't know how old your pool is but many of the ck valves on the market today are serviceable. Meaning you can open them and replace the gut or clean it if that is all it needs. So if you replace it go for the extra it takes to get one of these as it will make the future a nice place if this happens again.
You probally have at least two of these on your system one on the suction side and one on the return, and one is as old as the other. So you might want to do both at the same time.

Posted on May 13, 2010

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SOURCE: My hot water flows freely into the tub but my cold water only trickles in, I have checked the cold valve and the hose and found no obstruction. I have also checked the connection to the unit and the

You already checked the hoses and valve so if you just have a trickle, the the solenoid on the cold side is failing. Here is the part to order.

The part comes with a 365 day, any part, any reason return policy.

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