Slide the hose over the front end of the pump. This is the suction, or intake, end of the pump/motor assembly and usually leads to an enclosed basket. Tighten the hose clamp securely with the screwdriver.
How do you connect hoses to a pool pump?
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What is the return side of a pool pump?
SUCTION SIDE & RETURN SIDE - Understanding the flow of water will help identify the lines. The suction lines will be on the intake side of the pump. The return lines are everything after the pump.
How big does my pool pump need to be?
Determine how many gallons you need to pump per hour to clean all the water in your pool in eight hours. Divide the gallons of water your pool holds (answer from step 1) by eight. Using the example number of gallons previously given, this equation would look as follows: 24,000 gallons ÷ 8 hours = 3,000.
How do I know if my pool hose is leaking?
Once the hose is filled with water, begin slowly lifting the hose out, always keeping the head of the vacuum submerged. When you reach a point that is above water and leaking, the pump will suck air into the hose causing bubbles to form. This is where the leak is.