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    ScreenLogic problems turning on/off Polaris floor cleaner

    I installed screenlogic2 5 months ago and everything was working well until last week. I changed the schedule for the Polaris 280. initially it was turning on as scheduled but not off and on my app I have to turn it off or on now many times before it takes. I tried moving the floor cleaner to...
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    Intelliflo VS pump tripping GFCI breaker

    Hi, I've read around the forum, but I can't seem to find a similar post, so here we go... I came home to find that my pool pump was not running. Went down to check it out and found the the Pentair 220amp GFCI breaker was tripped in the control cabinet. I tried to reset it and it immediately...
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    Troubleshooting dead Pentair IC20 SWG and Power Center

    Hi All, My Pentair IC20 SWG appears dead with no lights. Looking through previous TFP posts, I figured I'd check the Power Center to check that it's getting power and passing that onto the IC20. First, checking the line input voltage, the transformer is getting 2 x 120VAC (yellow and white...
  4. TXWill

    Changing heater size

    I have a 9000 gallon small pool that had a MasterTemp 400 heater installed. The basket and coils rusted out and the replacement parts are not worth investing in a 9 year old heater. I was thinking about a new MasterTemp 250 bc it is a bit less expensive and the hookups should be easy except for...
  5. J

    Pentair Easytouch 8 - No communication with Wireless Controller (UWC)

    I have an Easytouch 8 setup with a wireless controller(UWC) and one wired controller (UIC). All were setup/installed in 2016. The controlled did have a spill into the spa and it was replaced under warranty (only the handheld remote portion, not the wired antenna). I don't know if that matters...
  6. K

    Very loud banging noises when lights turn on

    Hey all! I have been searching for a fix for this for a while and even tried to get a hold of pentair but haven’t received any responses. We have a fairly new pool with LED color changing light. Before I installed the intellibrite switch we had to turn the timer lever on and off to change colors...
  7. G

    New Pentair Protocol adaptor doesnt report telemetry

    Disclaimer - This is at my vacation house so I havent actually trouble shot the old or new adapter, someone else did. I recently had to replace my Pentair Protocol adapter. My pool guy said it bricked. I couldn't control any thing. With the new one, I can control the pool, set a schedule, etc...
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    ScreenLogic Connect "Error: Cannot Connect. Address Invalid" (Fix Update...)

    This is probably a simple fix, but I haven't figured it out yet. I upgraded my computer system to Windows 10 and now I can't seem to get the Screenlogic Connect to recognize my system. My router works fine, I reset the protocol adapter, re-booted everything. The wireless link interface has a...
  9. C

    Changing settings for Pentair Easytouch PL4/PSL4 ScreenLogic2 app to be in metric/Celsius

    I have a pool with a Pentair heating system and have connected to it via the Screen Logic app. I haven't been able to find a way to change the settings from Imperial/Fahrenheit to Metric/Celsius. Does anyone know if this is possible? thanks, chuck
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
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    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...
  13. 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...
  14. A

    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)...
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    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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. B

    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...
  21. 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...
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    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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...