Your Zodiac T5 Suction Cleaner can be installed into your pool two different ways: directly into your skimmer; or into a dedicated suction line. This guide will show you how to install and operate your Zodiac T5 Suction Cleaner on a dedicated suction line. For instructions on installing through a skimmer, see our guide on "How To Set Up the Zodiac T5 Suction Cleaner Through Your Slimmer".
INSPECT PARTS - This picture shows the parts you should have received to install your Zodiac X7 Suction Cleaner on your pool's dedicated suction line: 1- QUICK CONNECTOR, 2- FLOW GAUGE, 3- TWIST-LOCK ELBOW , 4- HOSE WEIGHT, 5- WHEEL DEFLECTOR, 6- TWIST-LOCK HOSE (12 pack). Click on each name for a link to the part.
READ GAUGE - LOW - If the red indicator in the gauge reads below 3 (0-2), you do not have sufficient water pressure to operate the Cleaner. Make sure the valve to the suction line is fully open and that the valve to the main drain is closed. Then slowly close the valve to the skimmer until the gauge moves up to 3.