Inground Suction Pool Cleaner
Installation
and
User's Guide
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Contents
Important Warning and Safety Instructions ..........................................................................ii
General Installation Information ...........................................................................................iii
Warranty Information ...........................................................................................................iv
Section 1: Introduction ......................................................................................................1
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Overview..........................................................................1
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Features ...........................................................................2
Section 2: Pool Preparation ..............................................................................................3
Section 3: Assembly ..........................................................................................................4
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Cleaner Components ........................................................4
Vacuum Seal Installation ..........................................................................................5
Hose Assembly ........................................................................................................5
Attaching Hose Weights ...........................................................................................5
Section 4: Installation ........................................................................................................6
Standard Installation ................................................................................................6
Pool with Two Skimmers ..........................................................................................6
Optional Vacuum Line Installation ............................................................................7
Section 5: Adjustments .....................................................................................................8
Adjusting the Flow Gauge ........................................................................................8
Return Line Adjustments..........................................................................................8
Section 6: Maintenance .....................................................................................................9
In-Line Leaf Canisters ..............................................................................................10
Section 7: Troubleshooting ...............................................................................................11
Section 8: Replacement Parts ..........................................................................................12
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Exploded View .................................................................12
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Replacement Parts List ....................................................12
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IMPORTANT WARNING AND SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Important Notice:
Attention Installer: This guide contains important information about the installation, operation and safe use of this
product. This information should be given to the owner and/or operator of this equipment after installation of the pool
cleaner.
Attention User: This manual contains important information that will help you in operating and maintaining this pool
cleaner. Please retain it for future reference. Consult Pentair with any questions regarding this equipment.
WARNING — Before installing this product, read and follow all warning notices and instructions which are
included. Failure to follow safety warnings and instructions can result in severe injury, death, or
property damage. Call (800) 831-7133 for additional free copies of these instructions.
Consumer Information and Safety
The Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ pool cleaners are designed and manufactured to provide many years of safe and reliable
service when installed, operated and maintained according to the information in this manual. Throughout the manual,
safety warnings and cautions are identified by the “
” symbol. Be sure to read and comply with all of the warnings
and cautions.
WARNING — Hazardous suction. Do not play with cleaner or hose or apply to body. Can trap and tear hair
or body parts. Hose can trip or entangle swimmers which could result in drowning.
WARNING — Suction entrapment, injury, and drowning hazard. If your pool has a dedicated suction port
(“vac port”) for vacuuming or for an automatic pool cleaner, it must be covered when not in
use. A spring loaded safety cover (a “vac port fitting”) is included with your cleaner. Install it on
the suction port to prevent entrapment and injury. If the cover provided does not fit, purchase one
that does from your local pool store and install it instead. The cover should conform to IAPMO
SPS4-99A.
WARNING — Stop pump before attempting to clean unit. Do not allow swimmers in pool while pool cleaner
is operating.
WARNING — To reduce the risk of injury, do not let children use or play with pool cleaner.
WARNING — Do not allow swimmers in the pool while pool cleaner is operating. Hose can trip or entangle
swimmers which could result in drowning.
CAUTION — To avoid hand injury, stop pump before attempting to clean out pool cleaner head.
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GENERAL INSTALLATION INFORMATION
Pre-installation check list
Before installing your cleaner, review and understand all warnings and safety information in this guide. Failure to
follow these instructions or improper installation of the cleaner can result in damage to the pool finish or the vinyl
liner, Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Inc. disclaims any liability for repairs or replacement to any of these structures
or components of the customer’s pool.
Before installing the cleaner in a vinyl liner pool:
Check liner closely for signs of deterioration or damage from age, chemicals, pool wall damage, etc. If any
damage is found, have a qualified pool professional make all the necessary repairs. Also, if there are stones,
roots, etc., under the liner, remove them before installing the cleaner.
Before installing the cleaner in a gunite pool or a pool that is partially or completely tiled:
Repair loose tiles and tighten any loose light rings.
Before installing the cleaner, clean your filter system:
Make sure you have cleaned the filter, including backwashing, rinsing, and emptying all baskets. A clean system
is necessary for proper cleaner operation and coverage.
Before installing the cleaner, fill the hose with water:
Always make sure the cleaner head is submerged and the hose is full of water before connecting the hose to
the filtration system (whether through a skimmer or dedicated wall fitting). Air in the system can damage the
pump through dry running and overheating.
Before installing the cleaner, understand cleaner coverage:
The cleaner is designed to rid your pool of debris in approximately 4-6 hours. Less time could be needed,
depending on the pool size. The cleaner was not designed to automatically clean steps or swimouts or to work
under a solar cover. It was also not designed to do initial cleanup for a new pool or when opening your pool
for the season.
AFTER installing the cleaner, make sure the cleaner is operating correctly :
The cleaner may need some minor adjustments to make sure it is operating properly so there is no damage
to the pool finish. Certain vinyl liner patterns are particularly susceptible to surface wear, pattern removal, ink
rubbing off of, or serious scratches to the pattern caused by objects coming into contact with the vinyl surface,
including automatic pool cleaners. Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Inc. is not responsible for any pattern removal,
abrasions or markings on vinyl liners.
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WARRANTY INFORMATION
Limited Warranty Terms & Conditions
Before installing your cleaner, review and understand all warnings, safety and warranty information in this guide. Failure to follow these
instructions or improper installation of the cleaner can result in damage to the pool finish or the vinyl liner, Pentair Water Pool and Spa,
Inc. disclaims any liability for repairs or replacement to any of these structures or components of the customer’s pool.
The Cleaner manufacturer, Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Inc. (“Manufacturer”), hereby provides the following limited warranty to the
purchaser (“Customer”): WHICH IS SUBJECT ONLY TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS AND EXCLUSIONS:
This limited warranty does not include replacement of parts which become discolored due to exposure to sunlight or chemicals, or parts
which, even if worn, do not affect performance of the cleaner. Nicks, scratches, fading, discoloration, etc. are cosmetic conditions
that do not affect mechanical performance. Both Manufacturer and Pentair Water Pool and Spa’s dealer reserve the right to
deny any and all warranty claims made for worn parts if the wear does not negatively affect mechanical performance of
the cleaner.
The Cleaner is designed to function in a properly designed, constructed and maintained pool. This limited warranty does not extend in
the circumstances where the pool’s design, construction or maintenance is defective, substandard or inappropriate for the Cleaner’s
operation.
Deterioration, discoloration or brittleness of any pool finish can be caused over time separately by, or in combination with, age, an
imbalance in water chemistry, improper installation, and other factors. Customer hereby disclaims any and all claims, and releases
Manufacturer from any and all claims for damages to any pool plaster or vinyl liner in Customer’s pool by reason of the use and/
or operation of the Cleaner.
Under no circumstances shall Manufacturer be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, consequential or incidental, arising out
of the use or inability to use the Cleaner or the Hose in Customer’s pool.
This limited warranty does not apply to any injury, loss, damage, defect, or malfunction of the Cleaner or failure to function resulting
from any failure to operate or maintain the Cleaner in accordance with the directions contained in the Installation and Operation
Manual or operating instructions provided by Pentair Water Pool and Spa or any injury, loss, damage, defect, or malfunction, or
failure to function resulting from any accident, acts of God, alterations in the Cleaner by anyone other than Manufacturer; or misuse,
unreasonable use, tampering, abuse, acts, omissions, failure or negligence by anyone other than Manufacturer including but not
limited to such damages or injuries to parts resulting from improper installation, or damage to pump parts resulting from running
the pump dry (e.g., interruption in or inadequate supply of water to internal pump parts due to loss of prime, or obstruction in lines
or otherwise); or damage, defect or malfunction resulting from defects in, failure or malfunction of, or negligence, abuse, or misuse
with respect to equipment other than the Cleaner; or any damage or loss of any nature whatsoever and personal injury caused due
to the presence of a foreign object in or about the pool.
Disclaimer of Liability
About your Pool and Kreepy Krauly Kruiser
There are a multitude of factors that contribute to the life of your pool. The Kreepy Krauly Kruiser automatic pool cleaner is a very
passive product that will have no impact on pool life.
Please be aware that over time, deterioration, discoloration and brittleness of any pool finish can be caused separately by, or in
combination with, age, an imbalance in pool water chemistry, improper installation and other factors. An automatic pool cleaner,
such as Kreepy Krauly Kruiser, will not remove or cause wear on “good” pool plaster. In fact, the opposite is true–pool plaster will
eventually cause wear on the cleaner.
The same situation holds true for vinyl-lined in-ground swimming pools, because vinyl liners are also affected by the environment and
factors such as pool water chemistry, sunlight and the pool’s surroundings. Therefore over time, vinyl can become brittle and weak.
In addition, vinyl-lined pools are affected by the workmanship, composition and installation of the liner and the workmanship and
quality of construction of the supporting walls and pool base. These are all factors which can contribute to liner failure. The existence
of any of these type of conditions in your pool is not caused by the use or operation of Kreepy Krauly Kruiser. The manufacturer
disclaims any liability for repairs or replacement to any of these structures or components of the customer’s pool.
The pool owner must assume all responsibility for the condition and maintenance of the pool’s surface, water and deck.
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Section 1
Introduction
The Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Overview
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Section 2
Pool Preparation
The following general information describes how to set-up your Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ pool cleaner. Carefully
read the following so that you are fully aware of all the capabilities and features this cleaner has to offer.
NOTE: Before setting up this product, read and follow all warning notices and instructions starting
on page ii.
POOL PREPARATION
Before assembling and installing your Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ pool cleaner, your pool should be clean and
algae-free so as not to inhibit the cleaner’s traction. If necessary, make the following preparations before
proceeding:
1. Hand vacuum your pool and ensure that all debris is removed.
2. Chemically balance and stabilize the pool water.
3. Clean your filter system.
4. Empty the Skimmer Basket.
5. Empty the Pump Strainer Basket.
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Section 3
Assembly
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Your Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ pool cleaner includes the following components:
1. Cleaner body – (1)
2. Vacuum Seal – (1)
3. Regulator Valve – Adjustable (1)
4. Regulator Cap – (1)
5. Flow Gauge – (1)
6. Threaded Compression Adapter – (1)
7. Hose Sections – 1m (12)
8. Hose Weights – (2)
9. Eyeball Diverters – (2)
10. 45 Degree Elbow – (1)
11. Hose Protector Sleeve – (1)
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12. Safety Vac-Lock Fitting – (1)
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VACUUM SEAL INSTALLATION
1. Pull the Vacuum Seal over the Cleaner’s
Foot Pad so that it will fit properly into the
Foot Pad’s groove as shown in the
illustration.
2. Ensure that the curved tips face upwards.
3. Ensure with your hand that the Vacuum
Seal rotates freely once it is in it’s groove.
HOSE ASSEMBLY
The Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ hose comes in sections which
must be assembled. Connect together as many hose sections
as needed to reach from the vacuum source to the farthest
point of the pool, plus one section. Once assembled, attach
the female hose end onto the swivel of your Kreepy Krauly®
Kruiser™.
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ATTACHING HOSE WEIGHTS
1. To improve cleaner’s pool coverage you may
need to attach hose weights to the hose to neutralize
the hose’s buoyancy in the water. The number of
hose weights required is determined by the maximum
depth of your pool. The deeper your pool, the more
weight is needed. The number of hose weights
appropriate for your pool is explained in Table 1.
2. Fine tuning: The water density in each pool may
vary due to mineral and salt content. To fine tune
the balance of your hose, try moving the 1st hose
weight closer towards the 2nd hose weight to
improve cleaner’s pool coverage.
Pool Depth
Weight Placement
More than 6 feet,
but less than 9 feet
1 weight: one 12 to 20 inches
from the swivel head.
More than 9 feet,
but less than 12 feet
2 weights: one 12 to 20 inches,
one 6 feet from the swivel head.
More than 12 feet
3 weights:* one 12 to 20 inches,
one 6 feet and one 10 feet
from the swivel head.
* Contact your Pentair Water Pool and Spa® dealer if you need to
purchase additional hose weights.
Table 1.
Hose Weights
NOTE: The hose length
illustrated is not representative
of actual size. You will need to
use more sections than shown.
No weights on
the hose cuffs
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Section 4
Installation
STANDARD INSTALLATION
For pools with one skimmer, using the adjustable Regulator Valve.
The advantage of this installation is that the adjustable regulator valve balances the water flow between the
skimmer and Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™. We strongly recommend the use of the adjustable regulator valve for
maximum safety and performance. The valve can be adjusted to changes in the amount of water flow to provide
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ with the power necessary to ensure proper cleaning performance.
1. Turn the pool pump off.
2. Close the main drain (bottom drain) and all
suction lines, except the line from the skimmer
to which the Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ will
be connected, as shown below.
Skimmer
No
Regulator
Cap
3. Remove skimmer basket.
4. Screw the threaded compression adapter
into the vacuum connection in the bottom
of the skimmer.
Regulator
Valve
NOTE: Use two wraps of Teflon ® tape
around threads to ensure easy removal.
(If the opening in the bottom of the skimmer is not threaded, use a
2” hose cone. It is not included with your Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™,
but can be purchased from your Pentair Water Pool and Spa ®
dealer.)
5. Press the adjustable regulator valve into the threaded compression
adapter.
Threaded
Compression
Adapter
To Pump
6. Place the Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ into the pool and allow it to sink to the floor. Continue to feed the hose
vertically down into the pool until it is completely filled with water and purged of air.
7. Slide the hose protector sleeve into position on the furthest hose from the cleaner that will be connected
to the regulator vlave in the skimmer to prevent the hose body from rubbing against the skimmer wall.
8. Insert the end of the hose through the skimmer opening and connect the hose directly into the adjustable
regulator valve.
NOTE: The Regulator Cap is not used in this installation.
POOL WITH TWO SKIMMERS CONNECTION
1. If your pool has two skimmers, select one skimmer for the cleaner and
close off the other skimmer with the pump valve.
2. Connect the end of submerged hose into the selected skimmer the same
way as shown above in the “Standard Installation” instructions.
Pump Valve
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OPTIONAL VACUUM LINE INSTALLATION
Vacuum Line Installation With Adjustable Regulator Valve in Skimmer.
We recommend the use of the adjustable regulator valve to balance water flow between Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™
and the skimmer. When attaching Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ to a dedicated vacuum line, the adjustable regulator
valve should be installed in the skimmer.
Important: Ensure that your Dedicated Suction Port
is fitted with a Safety Vac-Lock Fitting. If not, install
the one that is provided with your cleaner.
1. Turn the pool pump off.
Safety Vac-Lock
2. Close the main drain and all suction lines, except the
skimmer and the vacuum line to which the Kreepy
Krauly® Kruiser™ will be connected.
3. Thread the vac-lock wall fitting into the end of the
dedicated suction line.
NOTE: Use two wraps of Teflon® tape around the
threads to ensure easy removal.
4. Place the Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ (with the hose
and hose weights) into the pool and allow it to sink
to the floor. Continue to feed the hose vertically
down into the pool until it is completely filled with
water and purged of air.
5. Insert the hose end of the last hose section into the
vac-lock wall fitting.
6. Screw the threaded compression adapter into the
vacuum connection in the bottom of the skimmer.
NOTE: Use two wraps of Teflon® tape around the
threads to ensure easy removal.
Safety Vac-Lock
(provided)
Regulator Cap
Skimmer
(If the opening in the bottom of the skimmer is not
threaded, use a 2’’ hose cone, the 2” hose cone is
not provided but can be purchased from your Pentair
Water Pool and Spa® dealer.)
7. To prevent water from flowing through the top of
the adjustable regulator valve, fasten the regulator
cap onto the top of the adjustable regulator valve.
This activates the adjustable regulator valve and
assures that an accurate amount of water will flow
through the vacuum line and the Kreepy Krauly®
Kruiser™. Without the regulator valve cap, the
adjustable regulator valve and the cleaner will not
function properly.
Cap
Regulator
Valve
Threaded
Compression
Adapter
To Pump
8. Press the adjustable regulator valve into the threaded
compression adapter.
9. If your pool does not have a Dedicated Suction Port;
go to “Standard Installation” instructions on page 6.
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Section 5
Adjustments
After completing the installation, turn the pool pump on. Allow the pump to run for a couple of minutes to
ensure all air cycles out of the system. Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ should be moving about the pool. Check
each of the following initial adjustments to the Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ at this time.
ADJUSTING THE FLOW
1. Turn the pool pump off. Remove the Cleaner and connect the Flow Gauge
to the end of the hose, make sure you keep the hose submerged to prevent
any air to enter into it. Then turn the pump on.
2. With the pump running, turn the Adjustment Knob of the Regulator Valve
“Faster” or “Slower” until the disc indicator in the Flow Gauge settles
between “Maximum” and “Minimum” flow.
NOTE: If you have very strong pump and the flow is still over the
“Maximum” you may need to open the main drain only slightly.
Flow Gauge
3. Turn the pool pump off. Remove the Flow Gauge and connect the Cleaner
to the end of the hose, make sure you keep the hose submerged to prevent
any air to enter into it. Allow the cleaner to drop to the pool floor. Then turn
the pump on.
NOTE: Optimizing the water flow does not mean maximizing the flow
through the Cleaner. In fact, to insure a random pattern of travel that
will enable the Cleaner to reach all areas of your pool, it is better to
use less suction, not more.
Adjustment
Knob
RETURN LINE ADJUSTMENTS
Important; the cleaner must move randomly throughout the pool. Water circulating at the surface
will influence the hose thus limiting the Cleaner’s coverage.
1. Adjust the Return Line Flow as
described in the diagrams.
2. To adjust the Eyeball Diverters;
loosen the lock ring and redirect
the Eyeball Diverters slightly
downwards and also try different
directions to see what works best
in your pool. Allow time for the
body of water to settle into the
new pattern.
3. If it is difficult to adjust your
existing Eyeball Diverters, replace
the eyeball component with the
new Eyeball Diverters (included).
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BEFORE ADJUSTMENT
TOP VIEW
SIDE VIEW
AFTER ADJUSTMENT
TOP VIEW
SIDE VIEW
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Section 6
Maintenance
Your Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ cleaner requires very little maintenance.
Check the following from time to time.
1. It is quick and easy to open up the Flapper’s chamber. Simply
turn off the pump, push the sliding lock up into the open
position and remove the lid. With your finger, lift and inspect
the Flapper and the chamber to insure that it is not obstructed
by debris, as shown.
2. Also insure that the Flapper is moving freely up and down and
that it is securely clipped into place. Then place the lid back
and slide the lock down to close.
3. To remove a damaged or worn Flapper; (no tools are
required). Simply grab the Flapper, pull and wiggle outward
until it un-clips from it’s pin. To install the new Flapper, push
it in firmly (TOP side up as marked) onto the pin until it snaps
into place. If the Flapper is clipped in the wrong way (TOP
side down) you will not be able to close the lid.
4. Check the Vacuum Seal for wear. If it becomes thin and too
floppy, it will impair the correct random movement of the
Cleaner and should be replaced.
5. Inspect the Foot Pad for wear, when the traction pads on the
bottom have worn down, it is time to replace them.
Flapper
6. Inspect the Regulator Valve and flush
away any debris build up.
7. Clean your filter system.
8. Empty the Skimmer Basket.
9. Empty the Pump Strainer Basket.
10. Use your Flow Gauge to insure correct water flow for your
Cleaner.
11. For best results and to maintain proper operation, use only
original hoses.
Note: Remove the Cleaner from the pool before any chemical
shock treatment!!
12. When not in the pool, keep the Cleaner’s Vacuum Seal flat
to avoid warping.
13. Your Cleaner can stay in the pool at all times, however, when
using the pool, disconnect the Cleaner and hose and pull it to
one side of the pool.
14. When storing or winterizing the Cleaner, do not coil the hose.
Lay the hose flat in an area protected from direct sunlight. It
is also important to remove the Vacuum Seal from the
Cleaner and store it flat.
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IN-LINE LEAF CANISTERS
If your pool is exposed to large quantities of leaves, we suggest purchasing and
installing an in-line leaf canister, (P/N R211084 or R211086). A leaf canister will
provide more debris-loading capacity and also provides a water by-pass when the
canister is full. It is very important that the pump will not starve for water!
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Section 7
Troubleshooting
Use the following troubleshooting information to resolve possible problems with your Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ pool cleaner.
Problem
Corrective Action
Cleaner is sluggish or has stopped operating.
Check Cleaner for blockage inside the Flapper chamber.
Refer to Maintenance on page 9.
Clean your filter system, empty pump basket and empty skimmer
basket. Refer to page 4.
Inspect the Regulator Valve and flush away any debris buildup.
Check the hose for blockage.
Check the hose for leeks by lifting each section above water and
listen for the leak.
Using your Flow Gauge, verify proper water flow to your Cleaner.
Refer to page 8.
Cleaner gets stuck on the steps.
Adjust the Eyeball Diverter of the return flow towards the problem
area to guide the Cleaner away from the steps.
Verify proper hose length and correct position of the Hose Weights.
Refer to page 6.
Purchase the optional 12” or 16” Deflector Wheel.
Using your Flow Gauge, Increase or decrease the flow to your
cleaner within the maximum/minimum range.
Cleaner travels in repetitive pattern.
Adjust Eyeball Diverters as described on page 5.
Verify proper hose length and correct position of the Hose Weights.
Refer to page 6.
Place one Hose Weight 2” to 4” from the Cleaner head.
Check the Kreepy Kruiser’s hose to ensure it has not become bent
or kinked. It only takes one bent or kinked hose section to hinder the
cleaning coverage. One way to check for kinks in the hose is to lay
each section flat on your pool’s deck, (or other flat surface). The
hose should be perfectly straight and flat. Do Not coil the hose
when taking your cleaner out of the pool because it will retain
the coil shape, forming a bend or kink.
Cleaner does not transit onto the wall.
Using your Flow Gauge, verify proper water flow to your Cleaner.
Refer to page 8.
Increase the water flow slightly.
Verify proper hose length and correct position of the Hose Weights.
Refer to page 6.
Cleaner stays in one side of the pool.
Adjust Eyeball Diverters as described on page 5.
Verify proper hose length and correct position of the Hose Weights.
Refer to page 6.
Remove or add one hose section.
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Section 8
Replacement Parts
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Model
2
8
3
7
16
15
9
6
3
10
14
5
11
13
4
12
ITEM P/N’s
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
K12458
K12414
K12417
K12413
K12416
K12411
K12415
K12412
DESCRIPTION
Kruiser Deflector Wheel
Kruiser Swivel Kit
Kruiser Bumper Kit (Horizontal & Vertical)
Kruiser 18" Vacuum Seal Kit
Kruiser Foot Pad Kit
Kruiser Main Housing Assembly Kit
Kruiser Silent Flapper Kit
Kruiser Lid & Lock Kit
ITEM P/N’s
NO.
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
41201-0236
41200-0212
K12454
K60465
K12079
41200-0200
41200-0211
K12500
NOT SHOWN
K01210
DESCRIPTION
Eyeball Diverter
Flow Gauge
Hose Weight
Hose Protector
Threaded Compression Adapter
Regulator Valve (Adjustable)
Regulator Cap
Safety Vac-Lock Fitting
Hose Kit (12 M/F Sections)
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Kreepy Krauly® Kruiser™ Installation and User’s Guide
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