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Why does my Zodiac pool cleaner keeps stopping?

Last Updated: 12th April, 2021

If your Zodiac pool cleaner stops and starts, the first thing you might want to do is check the suction flow coming through the hose. You will need your pump on for this operation. Once we've done that and the pool cleaner still isn't working properly, then we might want to check the hose for leaks.

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Thereof, why does my pool cleaner keeps stopping?

When a suction cleaner is sluggish or slow, it's usually a clogged pump basket or dirty filter that is to blame. Other problems include holes in the cleaner hose, sucking air into the hose. Or the filter pump could be drawing in air, reducing water flow volume.

Similarly, when vacuuming a pool What setting should the filter be on? Make sure to empty all skimmer baskets. If you vacuumed on waste, you will need to turn your filter to the “rinse” setting, turn on the pump and let it run for about 30 seconds, and then turn the pump back off. Make sure to set your filter back to “filter” after you do this.

Keeping this in consideration, why is my Polaris pool cleaner not moving?

A Polaris cleaner has water tubes inside that direct pressure throughout the cleaning unit. They can sometimes become disconnected, which reduces the internal pressure, which makes the cleaner stop moving. Open up the cleaner and make sure all the internal tubing is connected the way it's supposed to be.

Why does my creepy crawly keep getting stuck?

It will get stuck in a spot if there is not enough suction from the pump. Dirty filter , air leak or the bypass valve on the end of the hose in the skimmer box is not adjusted correctly. Use the flow meter and adjustment procedure in the manual.

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