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My Salt Level light keeps blinking. I have checked the sal content in the water and it is low. Also, I have cleaned the unit with muriatic acid. What is wond with the unit?

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Use diluted solution of muriatic acid. Contact spa store for comments/suggestions.
Brush with a mildly abrasive green fiber household cleaning pad. Contacts should be clean and bright.
WARNING Inhalation of muriatic acid vapor or contact with skin or eyes can cause serious injury or death. Wear goggles and rubber gloves, and perform cleaning in a well-ventilated area. Add acid to the water; do not add water to the acid as splashing could result.

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Code 91 always shows after 8 hours of operation still low salt.


As you stated, 91 means the unit thinks you have Low Salt. I have seen this occur with my 8110 if the salt level is actually too low as well as when the plates have a large amount of white crystals on them. If your plates look clean (I use a pressure washer to clean mine), check the salt level using salt test strips you can get at a pool supply store. If all this checks out, I found this suggestion while searching for a solution to a problem I was having. I ran across this suggestion at this site:

http://x.havuz.org/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=1101&start=80

"Xlav8r wrote:Hey , the "CODE 91" fix was said a while back regarding resistors. pull off cover carefully, both the flow sensor and cell power cables exit the case making lifting the plastic case difficult but manageable. look for three adjustable resisters, one above the other. They are marked (or mine was) VR1, VR2,and VR3 on the circuit board. they were black and about the diameter of a pencil eraser with a small Philips (+) adjustable head. The head was locked with glue? but it can be scraped off. The original suggestion said to turn the VR1 resister a quarter turn CCW. This did not work for me but I added an additional quarter turn CCW (now half a turn CCW) and it is back working as it did originally. I will keep an eye on my salt content to keep at 3000ppm as suggested in manual."

I have not tried this particular solution since I am not currently having this problem.

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