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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    Yes.. all that neglect and ignorant use of shock has caused some major problems with PH and Alkalinity as well as CYA, Copper, TDS. I might have to bite another bullet and just get some reverse osmosis to lower CYA, Copper, TDS...
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    Update... I put in a new heater (Pentair MasterTemp 250).. works great, but now I tested my pool and my copper measurement was 3.6! Seems that JoyfulNoise was right. Now, Im in an epic battle to get my PH up, and my copper down.. sigh.
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    Pool Chemistry is a mess - need advice on where to start..

    Just got my pool water tested and seems I've got some big problems... Need some advice on what to do first, second, third.. etc.. Here's the numbers for my 15K Gal Fiberglass pool Free Chlorine - .11 Total Chlorine - .11 Ph 6.3 Total Alk - 0 Calcium Hardness - 141 CYA - 158 Iron - .1 Copper...
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    Thanks guys.. I guess I will just go the new heater route... I really enjoy problem solving, and was making progress, so it is sad for me to give up now... but you guys make a lot of sense, and given your "expert" status, a newbie like me should just listen to the good advice. As far as pool...
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    yeah... I saw that video.. smh.. not sure what I'm going to do. To provide a little more info, after I drained the water, I replaced the bolt, and fired it up. This time, the afs light didn't go on, the igniter clicked, and I felt a blast of warm air from the heater duct and the heating...
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    To be specific about the part that your feel needs replacing... would it be the Tube Sheet Coil?
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    I can guarantee the problem resulted from my poor water chemistry habits... tough lesson.
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    5 years. Thanks for your advice. its a mastertemp 200.. .I see prices around $1800... I see heat coils for $600. Do you feel that its not working replacing because it's too difficult, or not likely to work? Seems like if I could replace it and save $1200, it might be worth the attempt, no?
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    5 years maybe...
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    @JamesW.. I removed the bottom bolt in the manifold.. water came pouring out... Suggestions for next steps?
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    Pentair Mastertemp 200 heater doesn't ignite

    Hi Y'all, New to the pool equipment repair world, so I've watched a ton a videos, and am trying my best to repair my Mastertemp200 that won't heat. I've already watched 2 dozen videos, and made some progress, but now I'm stuck about what to replace next. Started with replacing the...
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    Newbie Mistakes with treating Algae

    Like a dummy, I just dumped 3 or 4 bags of 1 pound shock into my pool to deal with the Algae. THEN I watched the SLAM method video and realized that I should tested my PH levels before working adding any chlorine. My question now is how should I proceed? How long can I wait before I can test...