I think something is missing?

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ImNate posted this 19 January 2020

New house to me, the house was made in 1973, so the pool can't be older than that. I bought a new skimmer, but it just sits on top of these two holes, and doesn't seal. I looked at a few youtube videos and it seems there should be more housing that the skimmer valvue float thing sits on top of, almost like some sort of cover plate is missing. Is that replaceable, and if so what's it called, or does the whole housing need to be replaced?

 

 

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InyoRob posted this 20 January 2020

We'd be glad to assist you. When you say a new skimmer, are you referring to a skimmer basket or a complete skimmer? Is there a part number on the item you bought?

ImNate posted this 20 January 2020

 I bought a new basket, and and float thing.

Float thing: 8650-39

That's the part that doesn't actually block the water from coming in the top, it just rushes around the sides.

ImNate posted this 20 January 2020

the old one did the same thing, water just rushed in from around the outside of it

InyoRob posted this 20 January 2020

An o-ring should have been included with the Float Valve Assembly (8650-39). Did an o-ring come with the assembly?

luizamu posted this 13 December 2020

I'm actually having the same problem in finding the right one i recently purchased a float valve but the o ring did not fit correlty and the valve seemed not be the right one for it. Same as the picture above.

luizamu posted this 13 December 2020

My pool skimmer is exactly like the picture above.

 

InyoRob posted this 04 January 2021

Hello Luizamu - We'd be glad to assist you. Is there a part number on the underside of your skimmer lid or on the rim of your basket?

Robert83 posted this 23 July 2021

Did you ever find a solution for this?  I have the exact same skimmer with the same problem.

Service posted this 23 July 2021

 

Hi Robert83,

 

You should be able to find a part # embossed into your skimmer lid, skimmer weir door or skimmer basket. Could you please take a look and supply us with that information. To provide the information simply click the reply link below and then we will be able to make the appropriate recommendation.

Thank You

Patrick

www.inyopools.com

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