(760) 599-9600. Be sure to insure the shipment against loss or damage in transit. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States of America, Canada and Australia, and it does not apply to Polaris Vac-Sweep 280 Automatic Swimming Pool Cleaners sold or installed in any other country. Polaris Vac-Sweep 280 Automatic Pool Cleaners sold in the United Kingdom are warranted for a period of two years from date of invoicing to the first user.
They may have an adverse effect on the operation of your Polaris or may even damage it. For best results, the Polaris 280 should be installed by a pool professional. For those with experience and confidence in handling plumbing and mechanical equipment, installation is outlined in this manual.
Quick Installation Instructions Four quick steps to install and get maximum performance from the Polaris 280: • Install the Universal Wall Fitting (UWF) with Quick Disconnect • Adjust feed hose to fit pool length • Assemble the cleaner • Check for proper wheel RPM (revolutions per minute) Install the Universal Wall Fitting Installs in minutes on pools with a dedicated cleaner return line and a threaded 1-1/2”...
Check for Proper RPM Before operating the Polaris, check for proper wheel revolutions per minute (RPM). For maximum efficiency, the Polaris should operate between 28 and 32 RPM. 1. Mark the single-wheel side tire.
Polaris. Storage and Winterizing Never store the Polaris in direct sunlight. When storing for the winter, drain out all the water (freeze damage is not covered under the warranty). Remove the UWF from the pool wall by attaching the Quick Disconnect and using pulling pressure to unscrew.
Troubleshooting If the Polaris cleaner displays the following actions, adjustments may be necessary to restore performance. Refer to exploded parts diagram for part numbers indicated in parentheses. Action: Hangs up on steps or other obstacles for longer than 3 minutes.
Troubleshooting Worksheet If these solutions do not result in improved performance, contact the Polaris dealer who sold you the cleaner or call Customer Service. In order to provide faster and more convenient service, please have the following information available at the time of your call or when taking the Polaris in for service.