Zodiac T5 Duo®

Dependable All-Season Performance

The T5 Duo is a suction side in-ground pool cleaner that provides maximum durability and cleaning power.

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Dependable All-Season Performance

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BONUS! Cyclonic Leaf Catcher Now Included!

The T5 Duo utilizes the reliable Dura Life™ Diaphragm with one moving part to ensure a long lasting and easy to maintain cleaner. The Dura Life Diaphragm provides maximum durability and silent operation. The Duo Disc System achieves a closer clean with two independent discs for enhanced coverage, greater pool adhesion, and flexibility. The fins allow unimpaired cleaning over lights, main drains, and wall fittings that may hang up other cleaners. Adjust the wheel deflector as needed for fluid navigation around corners, steps, and ladders. The quick connector enables the wheel deflector to attach quickly and securely to the cleaner head. The T5 is for use with Low Flow Pumps, it includes twist lock hose for simple connection, can be used on all pool surfaces, and has 39 feet of twist lock hose (12 sections, 1 meter long).


  • Extra value! New Cyclonic Leaf Catcher included with T5 Duo. Captures leaves and debris before it reaches the skimmer, pump, or filter to save time and eliminate hassle.
  • Dura Life Diaphragm provides maximum durability with silent operation.
  • Twist-locking Hose secures a simple, easy connection and reduces vacuum loss.
  • Adjustable Wheel Deflector adjusts as needed for fluid navigation around corners, steps and ladders.
  • Quick Connector enables quick, secure attachment to cleaner head.
  • Duo Disc System provides maximum cleaning coverage, and fins allow unimpaired cleaning.

Technical Details

  • Premium suction-side cleaner with Dura-life Diaphragm Technology
  • Operates in all in-ground pools
  • Connects directly to skimmer or dedicated 1.5" vacuum line
  • Includes 39 feet of feed hose


Feature Description
Pool Type In-Ground
Cleaner Type Suction-side
Connection Skimmer or 1.5" Vacuum Line
Warranty 1 Year
Hose Type Long-Life, 39 ft. of Feed Hose
Hose Connection Twist Lock
Diaphragm Dura-Life
Traction Duo Disc System
Pool Surface(s) Tile, Vinyl, Gunite, and Fiberglass


Model Description
T5 Zodiac T5 Duo Inground Suction Cleaner with Cyclonic Leaf Catcher

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Zodiac T5 Duo Parts List

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Model Description  
CLC500 Zodiac Cyclonic Leaf Catcher

Frequently Asked Questions

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Cleaner does not move or moves slowly.
1. Use flow gauge to verify proper flow. 2. Confirm that the main drain is closed. 3. If flow is correct, check diaphragm for blockage, cuts, wear or other damage. 4. Ensure filter is clean, empty pump basket and skimmer basket. 5. Ensure pump is primed. Check for air in the system. If water level in pump basket drops or excessive air bubbles are present, there may be air in the system. This could be due to a leaking pump lid o-ring, leaking valve, holes in cleaner hose, or the water level may be too low. Check hose connections, tighten all fitiings at the pump and check pump lid o-ring for wear.
Cleaner getting stuck on the ladder
Install Ladder Guard part number G21.
Cleaner hose disconnects from skimmer when pump shuts off
1. Use 45 degree extended elbow. 2. Verify hose has been properly fastened. 3. Ensure valve cuff is installed.
Cleaner hose unlocking
Verify locking connections are properly fastened.
Cleaner is unbalanced or tips over
1. Check float for water. Replace if necessary. 2. Ensure hose weight is placed in proper location per the Owner's Manual. 3. Verify proper flow.
Cleaner patterns or does not cover entire pool.
1. Use flow gauge to verify proper flow. Reduce flow to move cleaner off the walls. (Use caution when reducing flow as this may reduce coverage if adjusted too low) 2. Direct return lines downward. Add a return diverter if necessary. 3. Verify that the engine assembly spins freely inside the cleaner body. 4. Ensure hose is not coiled or kinked. Lay hose in sun to straighten if necessary. 5. Verify correct hose weight position. (3ft from cleaner) 6. Confirm proper hose length by referencing installation manual.
Cleaner stays on walls or edge of pool
1. Using the flow gauge as your guide, ensure the flow rate is set at 3. If it is set at 3, but the cleaner is still staying on the walls, try reducing the flow to 2. 2. Verify proper hose weight positioning 3 feet from cleaner.
Cleaner stuck at steps
1. Use flow gauge to verify proper flow. Set flow setting to 4 on flow gauge to increase flow. 2. Adjust wheel deflector up or down the hose to make better contact where the cleaner is sticking. 3. Confirm proper hose length. Shorten if necessary. 4. Use return jets to guide the cleaner.
Cleaner won't climb the walls
1. Use flow gauge to verify proper flow of 3. 2. Verify correct hose weight positioning 3 ft. from cleaner.
Disk folding under the cleaner
1. Ensure the hook on the disc is fastened. 2. Check cleaner disc for wear. If worn thin, replace disk.
Float came out of unit
Check if the body clip is broken. Replace main body cap and main body cover. Reinstall float.


Zodiac T5 Duo Brochure

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Zodiac T5 Duo I/O Manual (EN/FR/ESP)

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