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My Pentair Easy Touch inside remote reads 'No Comm' even though batteries are fine. I get the same message even close up to the transmitter antenna. My pool service looked at it and noticed

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  • L. Smith Jan 19, 2013

    I found a solution that worked on an online forum.....it suggested that resetting just at the pool panel might not work unless you first power down the complete power at the main house panel. Wait a minute and turn the power back on, then go to the pool panel and reset the system and remote. Instructions to reset communication are in the user manual. Several tries at resetting did not work until the main power was shut off. This solved the problem.

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Your power center outside has to be "trained" again so it and the remote recognize each other. I don't have the charts in front of me but check your manual or one online. It's fairly simple to do.
If that still doesn't work, the problem may be with either the remote or the power center. Good luck with it.

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Testimonial: "I found a solution on an online forum....the system needs to be powered down at the main house panel, turned back on, then reset communication as per manual instructions at the pool panel and remote. It worked. "

  • Terje Nilsen
    Terje Nilsen Jun 24, 2015

    This worked for me, too. The key was that the power had to be cycled and then comms retrained. My unit had stopped COMMS after a power brownout.

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