How to connect the hoses on your hydrotools
sand filter system

Learn how to connect the three different hoses on your Hydrotools Sand Filter System.

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The following article will describe and illustrate how to connect the three hoses included with your Hydrotools Sand Filter System.

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Scroll through the images below to view the step-by-step process of installing your filter's hoses.

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Step 1 - Scroll through the steps by clicking on the arrow in each image.

Apply teflon tape to the threads of one of the Hose Adapters.

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Step 2

Insert the Hose Adapter into the internal threads of the pump's strainer housing (front of pump).

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Step 3

Slide one end of the 6' Hose over the Hose Adapter and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 4

Attach the other end of the 6' Hose to your thru-wall skimmer's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the first filter hose is complete.

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Step 5

Locate the port on your 6-Way Top Mount Valve that says "PUMP".

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Step 6

Apply teflon tape to the threads of the Pump Hose Union Adapter Fitting.

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Step 7

Insert and screw the Pump Hose Union Adapter Fitting into the port labeled "PUMP".

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Step 8

Identify your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly.

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Step 9

Locate the O-rings for the High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly (found in accessories bag). There are (2) O-rings required; one for each end of the hose. Both of the unions at the end of the hose require an o-ring.

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Step 10

Insert the O-ring into the grove on the union of your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly (one on each end).

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Step 11

Attach your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly to the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting.

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Step 13

Attach the other end of your High Pressure Hose to the top of your pump.

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Step 14

The installation of your second filter hose is complete.

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Step 15

Locate the port of your 6-Way Top Mount Valve that says "RETURN".

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Step 16

Locate an additonal Hose Adapter Fitting and apply teflon tape to the threads.

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Step 17

Insert the Hose Adapter Fitting into the port labeled "RETURN".

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Step 18

Slide one end of the 6' Hose over the Hose Adapter Fitting and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 19

Attach the other end of the 6' Hose to your return jet's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the final hose is complete.

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Step 1

Apply teflon tape to the threads of one of the Hose Adapters.

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Step 2

Insert the Hose Adapter into the internal threads of the pump's strainer housing (front of pump).

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Step 3

Slide one end of the 6' Hose over the Hose Adapter and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 4

Attach the other end of the 6' Hose to your thru-wall skimmer's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the first filter hose is complete.

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Step 5

Locate the port on your 6-Way Top Mount Valve that says "PUMP".

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Step 6

Apply teflon tape to the threads of the Pump Hose Union Adapter Fitting.

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Step 7

Insert and screw the Pump Hose Union Adapter Fitting into the port labeled "PUMP".

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Step 8

Identify your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly.

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Step 9

Locate the O-rings for the High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly (found in accessories bag). There are (2) O-rings required; one for each end of the hose. Both of the unions at the end of the hose require an o-ring.

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Step 10

Insert the O-ring into the grove on the union of your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly (one on each end).

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Step 11

Attach your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly to the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting.

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Step 13

Attach the other end of your High Pressure Hose to the top of your pump.

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Step 14

The installation of your second filter hose is complete.

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Step 15

Locate the port of your 6-Way Top Mount Valve that says "RETURN".

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Step 16

Locate an additonal Hose Adapter Fitting and apply teflon tape to the threads.

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Step 17

Insert the Hose Adapter Fitting into the port labeled "RETURN".

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Step 18

Slide one end of the 6' Hose over the Hose Adapter Fitting and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 19

Attach the other end of the 6' Hose to your return jet's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the final hose is complete.

Completed installation of the hoses on your Hydrotools Sand Filter System.

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