pentair

  1. J

    Intellicenter Set Point Changing Everyday

    Hi! New user here I have a problem with one Pentair Intellicenter System, I'm using the Last Android App and noticed that when programming a new schedule and selecting heat source as "dont change" I get a new option that I feel it shouldnt be there: Heating Temp. When checking the iphone app or...
  2. C

    Leaks

    Just installed a new pump and Pentair multiport. The two ports on the multiport (for pump and return) are leaking. I only threaded them in. Was I supposed to actually glue the threads into the multiport? Looks like I’m going to have to do some more hacking away. Also I bought a new o ring for...
  3. N

    Dead Pentair CVA-24 Valve Actuator

    Hi, I need some help on how to determine if the actuator is bad. When the pool is on and off, the valve is not responding, hence not turning at all. Initially, I thought the switches are bad but when I tested by switching the manual on the back up and down, I can see the switches turn and stop...
  4. socal_pooluser

    Pentair Sta Rite heater issue

    I have an older Sta Rite heater.. has worked great the last 7 years. Now, when I turn on the heater, it turns on, shows the current water temp on the LED, the blower comes on but it does not light. It continues for about 30 seconds and then shuts itself off. I thought it might be the igniter so...
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    New Pool in PA. Fiberglass Inground 16x40

    Hello everyone, I'm new here and we are having our pool installed. This will be our first pool and I will be looking here for as much advise as possible. We went with a Fiberglass pool from Latham (Monaco 16x40) with all Pentair products. We are the first "automated" pool from the installer so...
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    replacing a pentair motherboard

    Hi all - i am looking for some pre-work help to ensure I don't screw up when replacing my Pentair motherboard. I have read and seen the following tips and wonder if you have others to share than the below... 1) be careful not to touch the board too much and only touch the edges if you can 2)...
  7. C

    Pentair IC40 Red Flow light after replacement

    Hi everyone, I just finished installing a new flow switch on my Pentair Intellichlor IC40 because the flow light was off and I noticed the flow switch was cracked and my pool was starting to turn green. After installing the new flow switch, the Flow light is now red and the high salt and low...
  8. B

    IC40 Buttons don't respond / can't boost

    Hello, all! I have a Pentair IC40 Intellichlor that is under 2 yrs old. It runs consistently on 60%. Pool was getting a little cloudy, and local pool store/dealer recommended "shocking" the pool by running the Intellichlor on the 24 hour (100%) boost mode. When I depress both the "less" and...
  9. W

    DE is in the pool again

    New fns plus filter 48 from inyopools.com after first startup I had dirty de the color of mud throughout pool. cleaned and inspected all grids today no holes or tears. Manifold was t all the way down on manifold pipe so I greased up the o ring and it’s sitting better. recharged and now I have...
  10. W

    Replaced Pump - Poor Flow? - Help With TDH Calculation

    Hello All, First time posting in the forum but I have loved all the info that this community has provided me. I recently started helping my brother get their inground pool working. They previously had a 1 HP Sta-Rite Dyna-Glas pump. After comparing specs, we decided to replace it with a 1 HP...
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    Pentair heater turned on for a minute and shuts down

    Have a propane Pentair Max e therm 400 and it’s giving me issues now. The heater will turn on and heat up for about 1 minute or 2 and then will shut down and the fenwal will flash once showing a air fault. I’ve replaced the water pressure switch, thermo regulator, hi limit, and thermistor. The...
  12. EzraAbishai

    E05 yet again with Mastertemp 400

    Hi all, I've read a copious amount of threads about the E05 error however thought to ask one last time before spending the $300 for the control board. I get the SFS light and the "push ON" reading just stays at 80 then comes the E05. This is after the heater ignites and seems to run just fine -...
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    Pentair Control panel i5+3 Service mode not working

    Hi, i have a Pentair Control panel i5+3 , and usually only my pool guy goes in there. Well, he's out sick for a while and so I thought I learn about it. One thing I noticed is in Service mode the "Filter pump" button lights up when pressed, but the pump doesn't come on. All the other button s...
  14. N

    Pentair IntelliBrite Light delay

    On my Pentair IntelliBrite 5G pool light: When using a controller and changing between fixed individual colors (i.e. going from Blue to Red) the light will go off between color changes for between 12-15 seconds. When using a controller and changing between light “show” modes (i.e. going from...
  15. J

    Variable Speed Pump sizing

    Pool noob in search of the invisible water (something I read and got a kick out of). Bought a home and both pool pump motors need replacing (corroded, locked up). I have two seperate circuits. One for the in-floor cleaning system (Paramount PV3) and heater (Sta-rite Max E-therm). The other for...
  16. T

    IntelliConnect review/warnings - Seeking an alternative

    First, a quick word of thanks to all who participate here. I've learned a great deal over the years about chemistry, troubleshooting and equipment selection. == IntelliConnect Mini-Review I recently overhauled my outdoor pool and selected the IntelliConnect to control my new Pentair...
  17. S

    SWG & Automation

    I know this has probably been asked before but I'm looking for some more personal advice. I have a Hayward S-200 Vari-Flo pump currently set up with an in-line puck/stick chlorine feeder. I obviously have to replace the chlorine feeder and I am thinking of going ahead and converting to SW. I was...
  18. J

    Replacing pool & spa light diy

    Hi All, I have a 30-year-old pool with American Products/Pentair light fixtures (incandescent). Pool light is still working great after all of these years, but recently our spa light has started to shut off after being on for no longer than 5 mins. I tried to change the bulb (along with the...
  19. JoyfulNoise

    MasterTemp 400 Failure To Ignite Issue - SOLVED

    I wanted to document this on the forum threads since this issue got diagnosed and solved via PM. First, let me give total credit to our esteemed forum expert @JamesW for helping me to diagnose, test and fix this heater issue. James' help saved me from calling in a "pool service" guy and...
  20. N

    Pentair MiniMax Plus 400 Heater cuts On/Off

    Hello, I have a Pentair Minimax Plus 400 heater. When I turn it on to heat the pool or spa it'll turn on for about 5-10 min then shut off for 15 min or so then turn back on for another 5-10 min then shut off again and it does this over and over. When it shuts off all lights will be on except the...
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    Screenlogic2 Wireless Connection Issues Resolved

    I'm posting this for informational purposes in the event anyone else is experiencing the same problems I was with the Pentair Screenlogic2 Wireless connection. The one I have is the Pentair 522104 Screenlogic2 Interface & Wireless Connection Kit...
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    Pentair Intellitouch not talking to Pentair IntelliPump VS

    I recently had my main controller board fixed and I just reinstalled it. I can control the cleaner and I can hear the "clicks" when I activate the main filter pump. However, the pump is not recognizing the Intellitouch and is in manual mode (working just fine otherwise). I wonder if it could be...
  23. C

    Pentair intellibrite color led troubleshooting

    I have a few pentair 601001 lights. It’s controlled via IntelliTouch It’s a 120 light. I’ve verified 120 with relay cycle at junction. even thoughnot a lot of water in there still slightly some. Made in 2017 and only used a few times until attempting recently it seems too soon to be replacing...
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    Pentair and Other Lights

    I am in the planning stages of my fiberglass build and install. I want know about led lights for a 34x14 pool. Question: Will the Pentair Easytouch 8 Pool/Spa Control work with any other brand of LED lights (both in pool and landscape)? Question: If so, are there any recommendations for in...
  25. fatboy1271

    Backwash Valve "Exploded...?" Follow up

    It's been more than 60 days since I last responded to my original post, so in accordance with Forum rules I am starting a new follow up thread. Here's the original post: https://www.troublefreepool.com/threads/backwash-valve-exploded.197116/#post-1738460 Essentially, my plumbing blew out around...
  26. sjsherratt

    Pentair IC-40 - Incorrect Low Salt Reading

    Hello, I have been researching the forums regarding Low Salt level readings on IntelliChlor IC-40 units. My IC-40 worked fine through early spring, then I performed the acid wash procedure, and now salt level readings are always low: 2250-2350, and the Low Salt LED on the IC-40 is always...
  27. J

    Pentair EasyTouch App and ScreenLogic Stopped Responding

    Hi, A couple of weeks ago I set up the Pentair Easytouch controller. I wired up the Wireless Transceiver and connected it to my iPhone. I then set up ScreenLogic on my pc and started to set up a schedule. I could read the pool and air temperatures, work on schedules, and other things on both my...
  28. J

    Minimax NT Heater Issue

    I have a Minimax 400 pool heater and I can't get the power light on the board to light up. I'm getting 26 V out of the transformer to the board (orange and white wires), I assumed it was the board, order a new one, and am getting the same thing on the new board. No power light. When I tested...
  29. N

    Pentair heatpump yearly BTU calculation worksheet

    Our county requires us to offset 100% of our BTU usage with either an air source heat pump, solar thermal or solar PV. We're going with a heat pump but they want a "worksheet prepared by the system supplier with system specification necessary to offset the required BTUs per year." We're getting...
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    Help! New House / Old Pool Complete Remodel Questions including new equipment and control panel

    Hello! Long time lurker, first time poster. Sorry for the long post. So I just purchased a new (to me) home with a 25,000 gallon pool which was built in 2001. The previous owner it seems did not take the best care of the pool, as there are: Multiple leaks in the equipment (mostly from the pool...