The Pentair Lil’ Shark Pool Cleaner comes equipped with everything you will need for a spotless pool. Simply connect to your pools skimmer and the Lil’ Shark effectively cleans vinyl surfaces automatically to reduce time spent on regular vacuuming.
It connects similar to a standard vacuum that most above ground pool owners use for manual cleaning. Bleeding the hose of all air, using a vacuum plate, and powering the vacuum through the filters pump, are all a part of the set up process.
When connected, its patented design transmits the vibration from the above ground pool filter system, through a special vacuum hose, and that vibration is then amplified by the specially designed vacuum head that moves about in a circular motion all while vacuuming. Once automatic cleaning is finished, you can use a pole to quickly run over missed spots or clean portions of the wall.
Pentair Lil Shark Automatic Pool Cleaner Tips
What should I do when the cleaner moves slowly or not at all?
- Backwash and clean filter. Empty all baskets.
- Clear debris from oscillator or hose.
- If hoses from pool to filter and pump are less than 1-1/2” diameter, replace with 1-1/2” diameter hoses.
- Pump may be too small. Consult pool professional.
- If your pool has a main drain (floor drain), close it during cleaner operation.
Why does the cleaner only clean the perimeter of pool?
Cleaner is hovering in one area with hose fully extended.
Cleaner turns in clockwise circles only and only covers one section of pool.
Oscillator/cleaner runs too fast.
Why is my hose coiling up?
My cleaners do not cover the entire pool, how can I fix this?
- Any cleaner may miss spots. Spot clean pool by attaching a vac-pole (telepole) to cleaner and steering it.
- Try different brush ring adjuster settings (0-4) until the cleaner gives the desired results.
- The cleaner was not designed to work under all solar covers.
- Strong winds may interfere with complete cleaner coverage due to hose movement.
Cleaner flips on its side when pump stops.
What should I do when my hose comes loose when pump stops?
What makes my cleaner stick to pool bottom or pool main drain?
The Pentair Lil Shark Pool Cleaner effectively cleans vinyl surfaces in flat or dish-bottom above ground pools. The Lil Shark Pool Cleaner installs in minutes without special tools or fittings.
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