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Install #1

In this install, the elbow above the pump was cut off,  together with the tubing that connected it to the pump. The diverter valve was connected to the remaining tubing from the filter with a length of PVC tubing and couplings that placed the diverter immediately and precisely above the pump connection. Tubing then connected the diverter to the pump. All the parts were cemented only after being sure everything fit.

Before & After

 Pool Pump Before


Install #2

This install is similar to Install #2. The hose is permanently connected to the diverter valve via the quick release since the storage box containing the remaining hose is over the wall that surrounds the pool equipment.

Before & After


Install #3

This is a very easy install. A long vertical straight pipe connects the pool pump to the filter. That pipe was cut a little way up from the pump, then:

  1. The pipe attached to the pump was removed and the cut end  was cemented to the diverter
  2. The diverter port 180o to that was then cemented to the pipe from the filter
  3. Then the bottom pipe was shortened (having carefully determined how much to shorten it) so it could be used to re-connected to the pump at one end and the diverter at the other. Once the fit was established, it was cemented to the diverter and connected to the pump.
  4. Finally, the quick release was installed on the remaining diverter port