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STARITE MAXETHERM 400 - THERMAL REGULATORS KEEP GOING BAD

We have had our pool heater 8 months now. We have a salt system - the thermal regulator has been replaced 3 times and now this 4th one has gone bad!

Pentair says it must be our pool, but our water is tested fine at Leslies and Olympic pool, they say the salt, chlorine, PH etc are all accurate.

We believe this heater must not like salt water, the pool guy even put a check valve in and that didnt help. Any known issues with this heater and salt water?

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Water never actually comes in contact with above mentioned part,so i dont believe your htr knows or cares whatv system you are using.since its number 4 i would suspect a main board problem.voltage readings would be helpful

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