We will be installing a Goldline [Hayward] GVA-24 Valve Actuator on top of a Jandy Neverlube Diverter Valve to automate the operation of this valve. This automated valve can be used singly or in pairs to automatically divert water to pool/spa operations, solar heating, cleaning operation, water features or a variety of other pool features. This valve actuator is compatible with all major manufacturer's valves and pool automation system. See our guide on "How To Use a Pool Valve Actuator" for examples on how an actuator may be used.
REVIEW VALVE OPERATION -On a typical diverter valve, there are three ports, the center port and two end ports. On the suction side of the pump, water enters from either or both end ports and exits through the center port. The valve handle can be turned 180°, as shown to select water from either end or both ends. Water cannot be shut off to the center port. On the discharge side of the pump, the flow is reversed. Water would enter from the center port and exit through either end or both ends. As with the suction side, water cannot be shut off on the center port.
MOUNTING SELECTION - The Goldline/Hayward GVA-24 Valve Actuator can be mounted on top of a valve in four different positions. This guide will show you how to mount it in the most common, standard position as show in this picture. The body of the actuator lay over the CENTER port. For instruction in mounting the actuator in the other three positions see: "How To Set and Sync the Cams on a Hayward Pool Valve Actuator".
CAM ADJUSTIMENT - There are two cams located on the actuator shaft that are used to set the stop points. The upper cam sets the clockwise rotation stop point and the lower cam sets the counter-clockwise rotation point. If the cams are factory set at 12 o'clock for the Standard position, they will not have to be adjusted for this installation. If you install the actuator in any other position, you will have to reset the cams. See our guide on "How To Set and Sync the Cams on a Hayward Pool Valve Actuator" for further instructions.