How to Repair a Pool Return Jet Eyeball

In this guide, we teach you how to repair a pool jet return. This guide also works if you are switching out eyeball sizes to adjust the water flow.

Reasons to Replace Your Return Jet Eyeball

  • Broken or Damaged
  • Aesthetics – want to change color or escutcheon
  • A change to eyeball size, to adjust the flow capacity of your return.

What You’ll Need…

  • Channel Locks
  • Inlet Removal Tool (Necessary if replacing the whole fitting)
  • Your choice of eyeball replacement

How To Replace A Pool Return Jet Eyeball

  1. Turn off your pool pump
  2. Use channel locks to loosen/remove the lock-ring
  3. Remove old eyeball
  4. Place the new eyeball into the jet’s lockring, re-screw lockring into place

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