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My spa manual says I need to prime my pump, but there are no

Customer Question

My spa manual says I need to prime my pump, but there are no instructions on how to do that.
JA: Who manufactured the spa?
Customer: Leisure bay
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Fix my Pool and Spa replied 6 days ago.

Priming the pump just means to allow any air that is trapped in pump to escape. Open the skirting on the spa to expose the pump then loosen the union on the front of the pump and allow water to leak out for 10 seconds then re-tighten the union and turn the spa power back on.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
How do I know which union to loosen? There are several tubes and pipes.
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I'm at work now, but I will take some photos tonight.
Expert:  Fix my Pool and Spa replied 6 days ago.

The pump that supplies water to the heater is the one you want mainly, but you can do this to any pump you find inside.

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