• How To Backwash A Pool Filter

     

    •1 Shut off the pump.

    •2 Ensure that the backwash hose is attached to your pool filter and roll it out to an area that won't flood.

    •3 Turn the multiport valve clockwise to "Backwash" or a 2 Position Valve to the down position.

    •4 Turn on pool pump. Watch the water coming through the backwash hose (or in the site glass on hard PVC) until the dirty water turns clear (or approximately 2 to 3 minutes).

    •5 Shut off the pool pump and move multi port valve clockwise to the "Rinse" cycle. Turn on pump for approximately 10 to 15 seconds.

    •6 Turn off pool pump. Turn the multiport valve clockwise to "Filter, Turn pump on. Add additional water to maintain the proper level.