How do I get my pool filter to fill with water?

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Keeping this in consideration, what happens if air gets in pool pump?

If the pool pump is sucking air, then it may lose its priming. The pool pump can also overheat or cavitate. This is more common with in-ground pools. The function of a pool pump in in-ground pools is to pull water and distribute it through pool equipment into the pool.

People also ask, how do I get an airlock out of my pool pump?

Moreover, how do I prime my pool pump?

Steps to Prime Your Pool Pump

  1. Turn off the pump. …
  2. Switch to recirculate. …
  3. Release air. …
  4. Clean out the pump basket. …
  5. Fill the pump basket. …
  6. Once the pump basket is filled and tightened, make sure the air release valve is open and turn the power to the pump on.
  7. Check the water flow to your pump.

Where is the air relief valve on a Hayward filter?

Should pool pump always have water in it?

But the pool pump is a little different. It’s meant to function only with water inside it. It’s not just that it can get wet and not be damaged. It’s that if it’s not wet—if it’s not full of water—it’ll be damaged.

Why is my pool pump not circulating water?

Low pressure means there is a clog somewhere. High pressure indicates it needs to be backwashed or the filter cleaned. If you have low pressure, it is possible something got through the baskets or pump pot and clogged the impeller. This is common.

Why is my pool pump not filling up with water?

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