Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

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Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby trailergary » Tue 19 May, 2009 10:38

My unit is only the first led light (power) no other leds are on. 2.60 is displayed on the screen and thats it. Anybody have any ideas.
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Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby Erby » Thu 04 Jun, 2009 11:21

Im in Houston and have an 18-20,000 gal salt pool with a Aqua-Rite T-15 cell now 6 yrs old. I clean it as recommended every 3 months etc. I noticed my inhouse control pad said ( 0-Salt), so again I clean it and took it to a local pool supply and their testing equipt shows it is bad.

Im reading that several of you have replaced sensors, resistors etc? How did you get inside the unit since it appears machine compressed? Thanks


Postby erby » Thu 04 Jun, 2009 14:31


excel wrote:The sensor can also be replaced without having to replace the entire cell. It is a $20 part and is a very easy (less than 1/2 hr) fix.

Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby Guest » Sat 06 Jun, 2009 01:42

My system is showing that the salt level is extremely low, but when I had it tested it is extremely high. Is the sensor in the cell itself or is it seperate. Does this mean that the cell needs to be replaced?
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Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby Me... » Sat 06 Jun, 2009 09:22

Any system that uses sensors to take readings and control a piece of equipment needs to be calibrated from time to time. This includes ORP sensors, pH sensors and Salt sensors. This includes the pocket testers you can just whip out and take an electronic test of the water with. Nothing negates the need to have a good manual test kit handy.

Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby aquauser » Sun 14 Jun, 2009 10:54

Ralph, you may just need a new turbo cell. Try They carry the Aqua Rite Chlorine Generator and its turbo cells. I found that their prices are really cheap and they sell all sorts of pool supplies.


Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby Guest » Mon 15 Jun, 2009 12:06

I am assuming I need a new cell since mine is 6 years old and been giving me trouble for a year, but how do I know that the control unit is working okay when the cell isn't? Do the control units go bad very often?
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Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby Motrader » Thu 18 Jun, 2009 12:26

My unit is generating at 100% and the generating light is on. The chlorine reading in my pool is 0. Please let me know if anyone has any ideas as to what is going on. Thanks.

Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby bcequipment » Sat 20 Jun, 2009 14:44

I have had a Goldline Aqua Rite Salt Chlorination System in my pool for 8 years. It has worked for about 30% of the time. I would never recommend the salt system to anyone. The very expensive cells constantly need replaced and last a varying amount of time. I haven't used the system for the last year or so. I have reverted to adding chemicals. More problems than they are worth.
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Goldline "Aqua-Rite" salt chlorinator problems

Postby Mike Munz » Sat 20 Jun, 2009 17:11

Hi Forum, I have an Aqua-Rite. It has been working great for 4 years. Two weeks ago I lost power to the unit. I called Gold Line support. They told me that it is either the transformer or a current limiter on the circuit board that has gone bad. After looking at the board I noticed that the current limiter had overheated, so I decided to replace it. This solved the problem and the unit is working fine again. The current limiter is in the top right corner of the board and looks like a black disk the size of a Quarter. The Part Number is SL32 2R025. You can order this limiter from Digi-Key. Here is a link to the product: ... 70-1062-ND
I hope this helps someone else.

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