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Hayward TigerShark

Hayward TigerShark

TigerShark QC, TigerShark
2.8 from 18 reviews · View Statistics
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  • Build Quality
    3.5 (2)
  • Value for Money
    3.5 (2)
  • Ease of Use
    3.5 (2)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.5 (2)
  • Pool Size
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (1)

Is better than competition but could still better


Purchased in April 2020.

Build Quality
Value for Money
Lee DWYERPerth, WA
  • 3 reviews

Great unit.


We bought this unit 5 yr ago and has been the best pool cleaner ever. It broke a side cover roller support a while back but I bought a new one and replaced it along with 2 new rollers and filters. It climbs the wall and the steps and does and excellent job all round.

Purchased in March 2015 for $1,400.00.

Build Quality
Value for Money
gfzwHawker 2614, ACT
  • 10 reviews

Works quite well

Date PurchasedDec 2014
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AndrewConnells Point
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Quieter Achiever

Date PurchasedJan 2017
PeterSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 5 reviews

Better than most


I spent a long time looking for a great pool cleaner and don't think there is one. That aside this is the best of the bunch.
After three months I did have a warranty problem and the retaile was difficult to deal with. However after some strong language the manufacturer stepped in and dealt with magnificently , arranging shipping, repair and return magnificently.

Cleans the pool of sand and cleans the sides very well. Handles leaves and larger debris OK.
Easy to handle and pretty care free.

P. Gold
P. GoldBrisbane
  • 2 reviews

Not Quite excellent


Questions & Answers

C in Sumter
C in Sumterasked

My shark is about 6-7 years old. A few weeks ago, when I start it , it runs for a few seconds and stops. After starting it two or three times it would finally keep going for the entire cycle. Now I have tried about fifteen times and it will only run for a few seconds and stop. What's up? Thanks

1 answer
Robert Gray
Robert Gray

Very sorry C in Sumter, but I have not experienced that problem. Its possible some small leakage may have occurred in the motor/control housing. You will most likely have to go to the people you purchased it form or directly to TS as I don't recommend opening that unit.


The bottom cover keeps coming loose and all the debris it picked up falls to the bottom of the pool. Very poor design. Do you have any ideas to eliminate this problem ? Maybe something to wedge under the clip

No answers
Miranda Marron
Miranda Marronasked
TigerShark QC

my Tigershark (TS)seem to struggle to climb my step/ledge that runs the length of my pool and into a shallow area that is still deep enough to cover the tiger shark with water. The TS is completely cleaned out so not too heavy to climb and has had this issue since we purchased last December. Is there a way to fix this?

1 answer

Well, I have to ask, did you check back with the pool shop that you bought it from?
In the meantime, there are a couple of ways of adjusting the water flow through the machine.
Both described in the manual.
The 1st is the restrictor plate on top of the machine. If the machine does not climb, removing it may help.
Next we have the "high velocity inlet". having this in place increases the velocity across the gap, so the suction is greater, but the volume of water is decreased.
So hard to predict if this will help. No harm in trying with it installed or not.
I have found that running the machine for 4 hours gives best results (rather than 2 lots of 2 hours).

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  • Discontinued

Hayward TigerShark

CategoryRobotic Pool CleanersRobotic Pool Cleaners
Release dateSept 2010
Replaced byHayward TigerShark QC
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