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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    Gotta thank you again. At 3800 seems like I can keep the chlorine level strong at a lower duty cycle. it is now at 60% I think I can go 50%. Also the if I forget to put in acid doesnt seem to foul the SWG cell as easy. So I have been relying on the Pentair cell to tell me proper salt...
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    kreepy spider disc cleaner gets stuck. what else do you recommend?

    I have those kreepy krauly spider disc type suction cleaner. It is a non branded cleaner that cost $70. It cleans really fast but it gets stuck in 3 spot in my pool. So it is pretty much useless. I had a Sandshark before it works ok but really slow never got stuck at those 3 spots. What...
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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    Wow Thank you so much. I added one 40 lb bag of salt and the IC40 is behaving correctly.. Im at good solid green Cell light and water Chlorine level is up . I depended on the IC40 salt level reading at solid green led on salt level. So I wont do that now and test w taylor kit. good...
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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    on with the saga.. I tested the salt level with the taylor kit. it turn salmon color at 17 drops. so 3400ppm of salt. gave in and changed flow switch and the IC40 still blinking check cell. .. Looked at the fins inside the IC40.. it was Clean!!!! arg. The 2 middle fin have a little bit...
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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    Cell Date 5/26/2016 When i press the More button a quick second time I get a single LED at 80% Still cycling to salt test alternating lights at salt level box once in a while. Im thinking my water chem is all out of wack. We are doing a roof replacement right now and some roof dirt got into...
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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    I will do that this evening. For sure there is enough flow my intelliflo pump is running at good speed for the pool cleaner.
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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    The pool seem to be retaining some Chlorine level but the IC40 just keep cycling to salt testing.
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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    Thanks JoyfulNoise This is what I got from the 3 second More button push diagnostics. Easytouch shows water temp at 85 degrees for reference. Salt level LED in the Solid green at Good Flow LED Green After 3 second More button push LED scroll. the Sanitizer output box I Lit 1 LED 20% then...
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    Pentair IC 40 blinking Check Cell w no Calcium deposit

    Is my IC 40 cell dead? I have no Calcium deposit and the IC40 blink LED indicating Check Cell. The Plates looks ok. one plate have a bit of wear but not a lot It is a 3 year old replacement.
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    Pentair MasterTemp Fireman Switch

    Just did a bunch of wire testing on the Mastertemp. The Heater has it own power wire at 115v. The fireman switch is basically a jumper wire that can be use as a switch. Its an open or close circuit depending if the jumper wire is there or not. Fireman switch operates at 24v. So if you...
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    Mastertemp 400 wont auto start w intellitouch

    hey wow. after year and a half. I finally have to get on the equipments to troubleshoot. Manual start no long worked either. I got a E05 massage and the heater just stops. I did do some research and got all the sensor just in case. I popped the top cover off and looked at the LED's went...
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    Intellichlor ic40 Plate broke off.

    So one of the center plate broke off in my IC40. I assume the chlor Cell is toasted after 5 years of service. Before I get a new Cell at $600 2 Questions 1. Any way to repair it? 2. Anyone tried retrofit to Intex Krystal Clear Saltwater system at way lower price?
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    Mastertemp 400 wont auto start w intellitouch

    Hello, My Mastertemp 400 will no longer auto start with intellitouch spa setting. It use to be automated start when SPA switch is turned on with remote now it wont Now I can only get it to manual start and stop after I use the fireman switch jumper - disconnected the fireman switch with...
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    Both Pentair LED light not working w Easy touch control

    Fixed. open the panel tested voltage. apparently the light curcuit power source was connected to the a/c Power outlet on the side of the Easy Touch panel which had a GFCI breaker on it. Reset the power outlet and its fixed. GFCI breaker must have tripped when I used that outlet for some...
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    Both Pentair LED light not working w Easy touch control

    I cannot get both my spa nad pool Pentair LED light on. They are controlled by a Pentair EASY Touch 8 panel. I have reset the panel and the light breakers, didnt help. Is there another breaker somewhere for the lights. LED's are about 3 years old they are not turned on often. Hard to...
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    New Island Build.

    fast forward, I put together a outdoor fireplace with blocks. For Everyone else, this is more entertaining than the BBQ island since more people enjoy this feature. about 240 block and misc travertine stone.
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    outdoor shower

    Thanks. It drain on the floor drain. happen to have one in close proximity. Its about a 12 ft run of copper on each hot and cold. Kitchen is in the other side of that wall. dont plan on insulating it. want to keep it pretty. I even clear coat the copper to keep its color. plus It...
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    outdoor shower

    about to have 20-30 pre-teen coming for a pool party. My wife requested I get a outdoor shower going to relieve after pool showering congestion. Ordered a stainless shower panel from ebay and got some copper pipes and sharkbite connection fittings. 1 day of work. Price of the parts shower...
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    BBQ Island Gas Line Install?

    Yellow flex line is not easy to work with. Your plumber need a special fusion tooling to connect those. If it is a straight run. Just use black steel pipes. If you run a permit you can have about 6" to 12" of capped pipe sticking out of the concrete. Just put a bucket on top of it until...
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    New Island Build.

    Yes, I just finished the counter top and test fitted equipement.
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    New Island Build.

    Pretty dry here in So Cal. Not worried about pressure threated old rotting. The footing will be seal. Got it mostly covered up now.
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    easy touch 8 and solar control

    they are 1.5 inch. Yeah unfortunately, But I think the panel is where most of the bottleneck happens. 2" header or not. Those are very small diameter channels.
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    easy touch 8 and solar control

    finally got the solar control working. Its actually pretty cool. Easy touch will turn off solar valve when you have the "Cleaner" and "Spa" program\circuit running. Easy Touch will turn on solar when the Panel Temp is above set temp of 3 - 9 degrees of water temp. Easy Touch will turn...
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    Easy touch control of an intelliflo

    service mode let you control the pump AT the pump.. So the Intelliflo's own control panel will work. Otherwise the Easytouch take over the control of the intelliflo.
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    easy touch 8 and solar control

    How much automation can I get out of the solar control from the easy touch 8 control box? I have install the solar sensor and Actuator for the diverter valve. doesn't seem to do much. except i can push the solar button and the actuator valve moves. I could have did that by hand. Solar is...
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    Pentair CVA-24 Actuator question

    Thanks. I would never have know that. The instruction manual on the actuator is very lacking. I will open up the actuator to do some research.
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    Pentair CVA-24 Actuator question

    Can I configure the Actuator to move only 90 degrees rotation? Do I actually configure the diverter valves movement to limited the rotation? or do I configure the actuator? I installed solar panel and the Pentair 3-way diverter valve was provisioned in place when the pool was built. to go...
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    New Island Build.

    Some Pics of the framing. Hot zone framing 80 degrees V shape frame. My yard is angled funny that way. Grill
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    New Island Build.

    Pictures coming soon. Im constructing a 13'x8' 80 degrees V shaped island. Planning to have a Pergola shading attached to the island. Frame - Hybrid materials. Pressure treated wood base Wood 2x4 frame with Steel stud for Heat zone framing. Equipment list. Jenn-air 39inch built in grill 4...