The pump was trickling along, so turned it off to avoid further damage while I looked for the 'leak'. I eventually gave up, figuring they just weren't going to work and hoping that as long as the cleaner which I didn't even get close to installing and panel setting stayed off. It made the hose plyable enough to push on the barb fitting, and made sliding the sleeve over the fitting a lot easier. The Polaris 280 easily connects to a dedicated pressure line and sweeps, scrubs, and vacuums all surfaces of the pool. Make sure the hoses have been cut as indicated in the instructions. One tip was to boil hot water in the microwave and dip the end in right before you attach it to the fitting. In the event no such state or local requirement exists, the installer and maintainer must be a professional with sufficient experience in pool equipment installation and maintenance.
All the while getting more and more soaked, and risking lightning strikes. I called it good and it seems to be holding just fine, without the clip in place. I went to H D and purchased a nylon adapter from their plumbing department. Pump Hose, Zodiac Polaris Booster Pump, 3Ft, Flexible 16. I tried a pair of pliers. I just used hot tap water and soaked the hose in it for a few minutes.
Impeller, Zodiac Polaris Booster Pump 3. I also purchased a radiator hose clamp. It will go on the fitting easily and you can move the quick connect into position comfortably. I just tackled this problem last night. I looked around and finally found part of the locking collar that is supposed to keep the hose connected.
Check that the booster pump is working normally. Use the Polaris pressure tester to check the booster pump pressure. I didn't even bother to cut the partially flared end off the Polaris tube which was very stiff - I only pushed it all the way on the 'barbed' end and tightened the radiator clamp in about the middle of the 'barbed' end. Our guys have seen thousands of pools in their careers, no exaggeration. Make sure that the hose weight adjustment nut is screwed down correctly. Pump Stand, Zodiac Polaris Booster Pump 12.
This is the only warranty given by Zodiac. Some tips for easy install. Now I know hard-plumbing was the better and easier route to go. We are based in Southern California and can land most products to your door within the 48 contiguous states in less than a week. Answering my own question based on a call to a local Leslie's Pool supply. At that point I said why all the hassle.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. Make sure that the blue reducing disk has not been installed in the quick disconnect. It needs to be pushed all the way on. Of the four connections I managed to get only one even close. Certain vinyl liner patterns are particularly susceptible to rapid surface wear or pattern removal caused by objects coming into contact with the vinyl surface, including pool brushes, pool toys, floats, fountains, chlorine dispensers, and automatic pool cleaners. Product discoloration, or any other cosmetic or superficial damage or deterioration, regardless of its cause, is not covered by this warranty.
Bolt, Zodiac Polaris Booster Pump, Stand To Seal Plate 14. Pump Hose, Zodiac Polaris Booster Pump, 6Ft, Flexible 16. Save your time and money and just hard plumb it in. Factory wired for 230V; can be easily rewired for 115V Multiple conduit locations for convenient connections Lay-in style bonding lug. I used several wraps of teflon tape on the threaded end. If it is going in circles then angle the thrust jet so it is pointing opposite of the way the cleaner is turning. Working up a sweat getting these to fit properly is common! Insert the tip of the screw driver in between the rubber boot and the body of the impeller and gently push down towards you.