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Thread: How to clean SWCG?

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    Jun 2010
    Toronto, ON. Canada

    How to clean SWCG?


    MY SWCG is flashing lights for cleaning.

    What is the way to clean it DIY?

    It is 2 years old. I opened and looked inside and it looks pretty clean...
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    How to clean SWCG?

    Usually the owners manual gives the cleaning procedure. Basically you remove the cell and then add a dilute acid to it to remove calcium scale.

    Some cell manufacturers want you to use dilute muriaric (Pentair IC calls for 5:1 water:MA) while other manufacturers I've seen call for white vinegar (acetic acid). You have to check your owners manual to see what it says.

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    Re: How to clean SWCG?

    Do you have the manual? Or perhaps look online for the manual ? Most folks use a dilute MA solution, but that's the extent of my knowledge. Sorry!
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