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What causes a salt cell to fail?

Salt cells fail for a few different reasons, the main reason being lack of proper maintenance. It is very important to check the cell regularly for excessive buildup. Use a cleaning kit designed for salt cells to keep the plates clear of buildup. Another common cause of salt cell failure is improper water balance.

How do you know if your chlorinator is not working?

Signs that indicate that your system is not working include: Low chlorine levels in the pool water. No Flow indication on the flow monitor. Corroded plates. Indicator lights signaling cell damage.

Can too much salt damage a chlorinator?

Over-salting will not harm your chlorine generator, but it will lead to salty tasting water. If levels exceed 6500 ppm the chlorinator is programmed to protect itself by alerting the user that there are high salinity levels in the pool. To reduce the salt level, drain some water and refill the pool with fresh water.

Why does my chlorinator says no flow?

The “No Flow” light indicates that the flow switch is not detecting sufficient water passing through. Check the following: cleaning the cell or the filter (see how to backwash a DE Filter or Clean a Cartridge Filter). Replace the flow sensor.

How do you know when to replace your salt cell?

What Are Some Signs That Your Salt Cell May Need Replacing?

  1. Looking worse for wear, it’s lost a few plates and the acid baths just aren’t working.
  2. Your pool is starting to turn green or cloudy, even though your chlorinator is turned up to 100%.

How do I know if my salt cell is working?

The easiest way to be certain if the chlorinator is working is to make sure the cell is clean by checking the needle or production lights on the chlorinator box. When operating, you should also see bubbles (hypochlorite gas) inside the chamber, producing what looks like cloudy water – that’s chlorine being created!