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When I fill my filter with water and close the air value it…

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When I fill my...

When I fill my filter with water and close the air value it blows drain plug need help

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

Just today

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If i can

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I have just clean the filters

Submitted: 19 days ago.Category: Pool and Spa
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Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 19 days ago
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Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 19 days ago

Can you upload a couple of photos so I can see the type of filter.

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Customer reply replied 19 days ago
hayward swimclear cartridge filter model #c2025 c3025 c4024 c5025 owner manul no photo
Customer reply replied 19 days ago
no
Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 19 days ago

What blows off the top where the pressure gauge is or the middle where the clamp ring is?

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Customer reply replied 19 days ago
the drain plug at the botton of the filter
Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 19 days ago

At the backwash location?

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Customer reply replied 19 days ago
i got it i put plumber tape around the treed i will try you service for one month
Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 19 days ago

Okay... hopefully that will help for awhile. It is not uncommon for those threads to get cross threaded or strip out making it a problem over time.

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Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 19 days ago

If the plumbers tape doesn't work in the future you may want to try threading on a Brass or Galvanized nipple and see if you can cut in some cleaners thread, if not then try an expanding plug similar to capping off drain lines.

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Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 19 days ago

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