How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask tomen99 Your Own Question
tomen99
tomen99, Handyman
Category: Pool and Spa
Satisfied Customers: 111
Experience:  Certified pool operator and maintenance supervisor
63148040
Type Your Pool and Spa Question Here...
tomen99 is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a Hayward s210t filter with a powerflo lx 1.5 hp

Customer Question

I have a Hayward s210t filter with a powerflo lx 1.5 hp pump. I just put in a new lateral assembly and sand. I followed the Initial Start Up list on the side of the filter. Once I finished it ran fine for about 5 minutes then I noticed the flow had dropped to less than half. I redid the Start Up list and it did the same thing. I can cut the power and move the valve handle to waste with the power still off, turn back to filter then restart, and again it will run for about 5 minutes before dropping off again.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  tomen99 replied 6 months ago.
Did you use the correct sand?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  tomen99 replied 6 months ago.
Does it do it if you just shut the pump off?

Related Pool and Spa Questions