HOW TO FIX Intex Plunger Valve Leaking

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Is your intex plunger valve leaking? Then it’s probably just an O-ring. You could check a rebuild kit on amazon (SEE HERE)  or just buy an O-ring that fits.

How to Fix Intex Plunger Valve Leaking

You should re-seat the outlet to the return jet by pushing it down and working fine the gasket.

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The leaks with 16x 48 intex ultra are quite common. We also recommend using a fitting to connect directly to the pool.

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Intex Plunger Valve Leaking

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While draining the pool to get the water line below the return level, you can take a large piece of saran wrap (any plastic wrap would work) and covered the return jet on the inside of the pool then remove the plunger valve and re-seat the o-ring while maintaining the water level in the pool.

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My name is Howard S. Baldwin. I am a work-at-home dad to three lovely girls, Jane + Hannah + Beauty. I have been blogging for the last 3 years. I worked for other Home and Lifetsyle blogs, did hundreds of product reviews and buyers’ guides. Prior to that, I was a staff accountant at a big accounting firm. Needless to say, researching and numbers are my passion. My goal is to be an informative source for any topic that relates to DIY life and homemaking.

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