Go with original Hayward parts. . I can't imagine this not working, but thought that I should check with the experts first. Their installation service was outstanding. With regular maintenance and a few replacement every few years, your can give a lifetime of service! Often times, pool owners can solve this by recalibrating the salt cell. I have lubricated the ring with Vaseline, Teflon spray, and marine grease but it still destroys the o ring.
Inspect the Cell Vessel and verify the Cell plates are fully covered by moving water. You will first need to remove the cover that protects the hold down screw. Hayward chlorinators are ideal for new and existing pools and work automatically with the system's recirculation pump. You can also flush with a garden hose gently. You should hear a click within 10 or 15 seconds. So stay away from stabilized chlorine tablets, huh? More durable lines with a clamp down lid would make a lot more sense.
We recently bought one of these. Once scale forms, it lessens the effectiveness and life span of the salt cell, which can lead to premature cell replacement. Fill the Turbo Cell to the top with the solution and let soak for 15 minutes. The application of lubricant will also help protect the o-ring from corrosion caused by the chlorine. I have an in ground liner pool, mounting an inline chlorinator at ground level is not possible, I would like to mount it lower than the filter head against the wall but cannot find any brackets or devices that are made for my situation. An alternate method is to fasten the feeder to a hefty piece of pressure treated lumber that is pegged into the pad.
You can now take a flat head screwdriver and pop the o-ring of the bottom part of the cover disk. This can clog more easily than the standpipe. Provides extra pool safety by preventing children from touching chlorine tabs that are floating in pool skimmers. Bought new 1 year ago. So far i have resorted to using a floatie in the pool but am concerned that the floater will damage the liner since it has a tendency to stay in one spot against the wall if the pump is off Appreciate your thoughts on the matter. If no deposits are visible, reinstall the cell.
If the pressure is the same on both connections there will be no flow. Be sure to wear rubber gloves and appropriate eye protection. This is a common problem with the Hayward Chlorinators. Water will flow out from pool line so careful or you will get sprayed. If clean, rinse with hose and reinstall. Use this tool and the information below to identify and correct problems that may arise. Use non-petroleum based lubricants such as Jack's No.
I'll take the unopened bucket of tablets back to the store for credit. For optimum TurboCell operation and longer life, you should inspect your TurboCell approximately every 3 months of operation, or 500 hours, and clean the cell if necessary. Is there a problem using these brass bushing with my chlorinator? I am not sure and have not really gotten a great answer from my local pool store. Also, I would recommend against brass fittings. The chlorine tabs are not dissolving in the auto-feeder and no water is in container.
We send only qualified Leslie's employees, and have professionals across the country ready to help. Can I take out one of the two tees and stick it in either the horizontal or vertical section? I'm mechanically inclined and a pretty strong guy and it sometimes most times it's a struggle to remove the top. This is a very poor design! Their tech support team will usually be able to help you determine which part needs replacement. Now that you know that there are two different styles of the chlorinators you will now have to find out what type you have before you can start working on it. Off line feeders of course, have much less resistance than inline models, and Pentair may have less resistance than Hayward feeders. Salt Chlorine Generators are an energy efficient and effective way to keep your pool clean, clear, and sparkling clean.
TurboCell cleaning frequency will be dependent on several factors such as pH, calcium hardness levels of your pool water and hours of operation. The SwimPure Plus does this by automatically producing pure chlorine from a low concentration of salt thats evenly distributed through the work of your filtration system. The hold down screw you will be removing is part 2 in the diagram. The first thing to do is to remove the cell and check the blades inside for buildup. The O ring to seal the unit top from leaking constantly binds which makes it very difficult to unscrew and screw the top off and on which you must do every 5 or 6 days to put chlorine tablets in unit.