Removing cracked quartz tube from pool up system

Tube cracked after installing new bulb – removed bulb but quartz tube is stuck


  1. Nigel


    Hi Rae. If the quartz sleeve is stuck you may be able to loosen it by removing the bottom inlet union and accessing the bottom of the quartz sleeve from where it sits in it’s center pocket. If it doesn’t budge from here you may have to break it out and vacuum the pieces out of the tank before you install a new one. I’ve attached a purchase link for a new sleeve for your convenience:

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