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How to Change your Sand in your Sand Filter

  • SAND REPLACEMENT AND FILTER RE-CONNECTION

     

    • Remove the drain cap (drain water).
    • Remove the multiport control assy.
    • Remove old sand, manually or using a shop vac.
    • Remove the folding umbrella lateral assy.
    • Clean all part and look any possible leaks (cracks).
    • Rinse the tank.
    • Replace the folding umbrella lateral assy (well centered).
    • Install a temporary sand shield onto the top of the center pipe.
    • Add one sand bag.
    • Check if your multiport fits correctly onto the center pipe.
    • Carry on filling other sand bags till you reach the tank shoulder.
    • Remove the sand shield from the center pipe.
    • Re-install the multiport control assy (lubricate the O’ring).
    • Replace the drain cap.
    • Re-install all hoses or pipes accordingly.
    • Re-start your pump (CAUTION,filter shall be set to BACKWASH, RINSE and set back to FILTER.

     

     

    HOSES CONNECTION

     

    • Connect hose from skimmer to the front of the pump, for bottom drain configuration start from position #2.
    • Connect hose from the top of the pump to the multiport control assy (identified as PUMP).
    • Connect water return hose to the multiport control assy (identified as RETURN).
    • Connect backwash hose to multiport control assy (identified as BACKWASH, WASTE or DRAIN).

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