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Backwash & Rinse Procedures
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Winterizing Your Pool


1. Stop the pump.

2. Turn multi-port valve handle to the "backwash" position.

3. Start the pump.

4. Allow waste to run out of side of discharge for 1-3 minutes or until discharge water is clear.

5. Stop the pump.

6. Turn multi-port valve handle to "rinse" position.

7.Start the pump.

8.Allow water to discharge on rinse position for approximately 30-45 seconds.

9. Stop the pump.

10. Turn multi-port valve handle to "filter" position.

11. Start the pump.


Backwash at least once a week.

Always backwash and rinse after vacuuming.

Chemically clean filter twice a season.