It is moving extremely slowly and the sweep tail is not moving at all. Top Question: Why doesn’t the tail whip (sweep hose) on my Polaris 280 move around? Approx. 20,000 gallons. Also, be sure to check that each swivel is turning freely. this contact form
Is it due to low pressure? If this is the case the tires and/or the swing axle kit may need to be replaced. Polaris 280 (black) 3 LED Lights: 2 pool, one Spa.
Mine was located at the base of the hose that attaches to the pool liner. This screw is used to adjust the amount of water flow that goes to the sweep hose. If none of these are the problem and your wheels are still not turning then it will be a water flow issue. 3 The thrust jet may need adjusting… Solution: Check Polaris Backup Valve Troubleshooting Rather than spend a lot of money digging up the concrete I bought a Dolphin.
I posted a video that walks you through the replacement of the belts.Mrdgvb1 Social Media Links:Google +: https://plus.google.com/b/10773534357...Blogger: http://poolmandave.blogspot.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Youtub...If you found this video helpful, please visit my website, any Polaris Pool Cleaner Troubleshooting If not, replace the Drive Belt (8) Check the filter screen (44) in the Quick Disconnect (41) and clean if necessary. The tail sweep adjustment screw is turned counter-clockwise about as far as it will go without falling out.
MaryS06-22-2006, 11:26 AMThank you everyone for all of your help and advice.
Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Blogs Calendar Staff Online Users Activity Back Activity All Activity Search How Do I Figure Out What is Wrong With My Pool? Polaris Pool Cleaner Floating Hold on there, Joe!We can fix it! Back-up valves can leak constantly if they get sand or grit stuck in the gears of the hydrotimer, or if they have been dragging along the floor of the pool. We can help!
My Build Thread Here Reply With Quote 02-14-2012,04:44 PM #11 gcalahan View Profile View Forum Posts View Articles Join Date Feb 2012 Location North Texas Posts 19 Re: Polaris 280 http://www.poolproblemssolved.com/home/pool-equipment-problems/cleaning-systems/pressure-side/polaris-280-problems Worth a check. ~Rick~ aylad06-21-2006, 06:44 PMMine did that when the belt that spins the larger of the wheels came off, but fixing it was just a matter of buy a Polaris 360 Tail Does Not Sweep With the Polaris turned off, spin each of the wheels. Polaris 280 Pool Cleaner Troubleshooting What am I missing?
My Pool is a Mess. weblink This will get worse the older the hose gets. Another great opportunity to shoot some new pool repair videos. INTERNAL LEAKS If you haven't found the leak by now, you may want to watch the video below, as we go inside the cleaner to look for internal leaks on the Polaris 3900 Pool Cleaner Troubleshooting
One of the best videos of the day, was to be a simple Polaris 380 tune-up video, when we discovered some unexpected internal problems... Clean the skimmer basket, pump basket, and pool filter. Check RPM of the wheels. navigate here Pool Care Hot Tub Care Resources Search Help!
Check the wheel RPM. Polaris Pool Cleaner Tail Doesn't Move I'm not sure what the original attachment device was, so I asked one of my pool guys, who said they use plastic self-tightening bag ties to secure it. Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Blogs Calendar Staff Online Users More Activity All Activity Search More More More All Activity Home Inground,
Check the Back-Up Valve The Back-Up Valve is a large white device located on the Polaris Hose. There should be at least one hose float every three feet. They put a rebuild kit on it every 5 years or so, and replace the bag about once a year, and this thing, only running 10 minutes a day, keeps the Polaris Pool Cleaner Manual Sign In Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password?
If this is the case the tires and/or the swing axle kit may need to be replaced. I have a customer that has the precursor to this one, the Polaris 180, the sucker is 25 years old. You may be able to make the hose more pliable again by laying it out in the sun. his comment is here NavigationHow Do I Figure Out What is Wrong With My Pool?
Make sure the arrow on the swivel is pointed towards the Polaris and don't add a swivel within 10 FT of the Polaris (otherwise it will do 360 all day).Note: Also Rating is available when the video has been rented. Hate to bring up another possibility. I assume you mean when the booster pump is off.
The spring loaded Pressure Relief Valve adds a layer of protection, safeguarding your Polaris 280 from any possible damage. Reply With Quote 02-14-2012,02:12 PM #10 Lershac View Profile View Forum Posts View Articles Join Date May 2007 Location Baton Rouge, LA Posts 1,215 Re: Polaris 280 tail sweep inop