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I have an above ground lomart pool. The pump is running fine completely primed with no air in it. As soon as I connect the vacuum it suck lots of air. It will vacuum the large debry on the bottom but will not vacuum up the sand that has escaped. After a couple minutes it is full of air and I'm unable to continue. Where can it be sucking the air from only during vacuuming?
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hello,
there has to be a seal, gasket, crack etc somewhere.
The only way it can suck air in this mode is if an exposed crack or seal is drawing air.
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