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Where do weights go on kreepy krauly hose?

Last Updated: 26th June, 2021

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In pools with both shallow and deep areas, adjust hose weights first in the deep area and then in the shallow. 1. Hose too light. If the hose rises toward the surface at an angle greater than 45° , move the weights closer to Kreepy Krauly, or move the first two weights closer to each other.

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Similarly, where do you put the weights on a kreepy krauly?

For pools of 4-7′ deep, use 2 weights, one 4″ to 12″ from the cleaner and one 6′ from the cleaner. For pools from 8′ to 12′ deep, use a third weight, placed 10 ft. from the swivel end of the cleaner. Balancing the Kreepy hose is the term for adjusting the Kreepy weights, to balance the hose and cleaner in the water.

One may also ask, why does my pool cleaner hose get tangled? Hose Length Nothing can cause tangles more than a hose that is far too long for your pool. While you want a little bit of play in your hose, too much is overkill. This results in a hose that just floats in the water. This floating hose is free to move and for some reason loves to move around itself causing a tangle.

Correspondingly, how do you use pool hose weights?

Just Add Hose Weights It's a simple problem to solve. Just add weights to the hose and give the surface robot 2 inches of clearance. Depending on the length of the hose and whether there is a basket, you will need anywhere from two to four hose weights. Hose weights come in different gauges and colors.

Why does my kreepy krauly stop?

If Kreepy Krauly slows or stops and air bubbles enter the pool at the return line. Find and correct the air leak that is causing the pump to draw air: Check the hose to ensure there are no leaks in the hose, or between hose sections. Check the pump basket lid and drain plugs for looseness and worn or missing o-rings.

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