What the normal pressure for pool pump?

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There is no "real" normal. Pumps can show pressure readings around 10 psi (usually the minimum) to 20-25 psi. I have opened my pool one spring with a pressure of 10 psi and the next year open the pool with a reading of 15 psi. Nothing is wrong with the pump or filter as I get good flow in the outtake and the debris sight glass (on the filter) is crystal clear. A good solution to ensure proper pressure would be to "baseline" your reading on opening of the pool. It it reads, for example: 10 psi, this would be your baseline reading. Keep a watch of your gauge. Make sure when your pump if off, your gauge should show a reading of "0". If it increases to 15-20 psi during operation, it's time to back flush. Your pressure gauge is an excellent tool which will tell you when you should back flush....

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