Pentair intellichlor salt cell

Adding chemicals, vacuuming, backwashing,
brushing, filter care, filter cleaning, replacing
worn or broken pool parts
elaina.kathryn
I'm new here
I'm new here
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu 10 Jun, 2021 20:26
My Pool: 12,000 gal
Salt
DE filter

Pentair intellichlor salt cell

Postby elaina.kathryn » Thu 10 Jun, 2021 21:08

Hello,

I am looking to clean the salt cell on my parents pool equipment. My dad has brain cancer and cannot communicate how he had been doing this previously. I spoke with someone at Leslie's who explained the process. I also watched some YouTube videos and the process seems straightforward. However, when I unscrew the salt cell, water gushes out and does not stop, nor slow down. The pump and equipment is about 30 ft downhill from the pool...is this normal? Do I need to wait it out? Or how can I stop the water flow?


Denniswiseman
Pool Industry Leader
Pool Industry Leader
Posts: 2024
Joined: Tue 06 Sep, 2011 05:48
My Pool: 10k inground fibreglass, Telescopic Cover, Hayward Powerline pump, Quality filter with glass media, 27kw output heat pump, K-2006C test kit
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Pentair intellichlor salt cell

Postby Denniswiseman » Fri 11 Jun, 2021 03:09

If the equipmwnt is downhill of the pool then you should have isolating valves or block off the skimmer and returns. A main drain would be more difficult
You would need expandable rubber bungs

Return to “Routine Pool Cleaning & Maintenance”

Who is online at the Pool Help Forum

Users browsing this forum: CommonCrawl [Bot] and 0 guests