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I bought my saltwater chlorinator from an individual. They did not have the book. It reads 88 is that right? The number stays the same

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That # is right for str8 filtering
Setting for chlorine generation you need to
Hold down arrow till it beeps
now hold up arrow till it beeps
while 00 is flashing quickly push up arrow till it goes to the hours you want it to run
Now repeat the arrow sequence

http://www.intexcorp.com.hk/proifv/proifv_dl_client.jsp?lst_docsea=2009&source=intexstore&gid=2&lid=8738

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Why is my saltwater pool turning green?


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Code 88 stays on it hasnt gone off since i plugged it in


This is normal... From here, you must set your cycle time.....Follow these steps... Note: on the 8110 model, you must start your pump and set your pump timer first, then wait 15 minutes to sync your chlorinator to between the pump hrs. If the pump turns off before the chlorinator, you will get a low flow alarm...
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I turn on salt water system and stays on 88. I cannot find my owners manual. My water is turning green. Model 8110


Here's the link for the manual... Code 88 is the start up mode.. You set your cycle from here...
If you need further assistance after you find your manual, reply and I will help sync your pump and chlorinator...
Good luck!! and hoped this helps you...
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http://www.intexcorp.com.hk/proifv/proifv_dl_client.jsp?hid_windowname=null&lst_docsea=2011&source=intexstore&gid=2&lid=14313&hid_windowname=null

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Free Chlorine won't register in pool?? I have done everything the manual suggests and cannot get a reading on chlorine from my pool. If you check the water coming directly out of the generator it...


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What is a code 93?


Code 93 = Good News for You! :-D It is your Saltwater Chlorinator's way of letting you know that it is working properly and your pool's water has a level of salt that is optimal/good.

Code 93 just lets you know it is not actively converting salt to chlorine...it is in 'standby mode.' When you first programmed the number of hours you wanted it to run (by pressing the left (down)arrow until you heard the beep, then pressing the right (up) arrow until you heard the beep - then pressing up until you reached the desired number of hours you wanted the unit to operate (minimum 1 hour, maximum 12 hours)) the unit began converting salt to chlorine immediately.
This is good news for you. Once the number of hours of operation are up, your unit will give you a code when you press either button. If your salt level is too low, you will receive code 91 indicating this, if your salt level is too high, you will receive code 92 indicating this, if the water flow is too low, you will receive code 90 indicating this (this gives you the opportunity to correct this before the next cycle begins. If there is no error with your pool's water, your unit will go into standby and wait until it is time to run the numbers of hours you programmed it for (it will begin it's cycle at the same time each day unless reprogrammed by you). When this happens, you will find code 93.

So, just to recap:
Code 93 = Good
Code 92= Salt level too HIGH (Empty approx. 20% of pools water & refill with fresh water.)
Code 91 = Salt level too LOW (Add salt.)
Code 90 = Low Water Flow (Check your filter. If it is working properly, you may find that it is too small for your pool. The filter that came with my pool was FAR TOO SMALL - I spent more time cleaning the pool than swimming in it. My 18' x 4' pool came with a 1500 filter. Now, I have a 4000 Sand Filter. This + the Saltwater Chlorinator = practically no maintenance. Together, these were approximately a $500 investment. WELL WORTH IT!!!)
Code 88 = Startup mode. (Press down arrow until you hear the beep. Press up arrow until you hear the beep. Press up arrow until you have the unit set to operate the number of hours you desire.)
As an extra FYI: The unit works with the sun. This means the unit turns the salt from your pool into natural chlorine which is then sent back into your pool. The sun turns this natural chlorine into salt. Your filter sends this salt into your saltwater chlorinator where it is again converted into natural chlorine & returned to your pool where then sun...I think you get it. ;-) It's a continuous process. ~This being the case, when you program your saltwater chlorinator, it is best to set it up to help it work with the sun rather than setting it up to compete with the sun. You do this by programming it to run at night. This way, your unit isn't working hard to generate chlorine at the same time the sun is diligently converting the chlorine to salt. I've read several articles where people argue that you should run your saltwater system at night & your filter during the day. I don't understand this concept. My filter runs 24/7 & my saltwater chlorinator runs 12 hours - from 8pm to 8am. Since I set my pool up to operate this way, I have not had to clean it at all other than backwashing the filter every other month just for principle. My water is crystal clear.
One further note of interest: My pool holds approximately 6000 gallons of water. For this, Intex recommends 135 pounds of salt. Because of some advice I'd read posted by other users, I started with only one 40lb bag. This was all my pool needed. Approximately once/year, I add one more 40lb bag.
RJBALLZER777, because you are receiving code 93, I realize you have set your pool up correctly and, therefore, are possibly thinking, "Why is she telling me all of these things I don't need to know?" I apologize if that is what you are thinking. I am really posting for those who have not gotten it just right the first time (or who are doing their research before buying as I did) so that they may get several questions answered at once. Hope you don't mind that I used your question as a means to post. (That's why I answered your question right off the bat.) Hope this post helps some.

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I bought an intex saltwater generator used with no instructions. It reads 88. What do I do ? Is that right?


too much to explain
here is a link to manuals and videos this should help
http://www.intexcorp.com.hk/proifv/proifv_dl_client.jsp?source=intexstore
you should read some of my other posts so that this salt system doesn't create problems for you like for a lot of others

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No chlorine being produced


although you are close to the amount of salt that is recommended all pools are just different enough that the salt table is just a starting point if you do not have enough salt it is still possible to not trigger the alarm but not produce enough chlorine.
Start by getting a salt test strip kit and get your pool to 3000ppm this may take a day or so since you really need to filter and circulate the pool for 24 hours in between adding salt
Once you get the salt right then move on to generating

also do not worry about total chlorine you just need to concentrate on free chlorine this is the amount available in the pool to do it's job and dont forget to ad a stabilizer to help hold the chlorine level on hot sunny days

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88 flashes on display screen


Hold the down arrow till it beeps then hold the up arrow till it beeps When you see double zero then set the # of hours you want it to run with the up and down arrows.
Then you will need to lock it in use the down arrow again and wait for a longer beep then the up again till a long beep.
You are set remeber that it will take about 5 minutes for the chlorine light to come on
you can also go to intex.comm and watch the video or read the manual

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Intex pool chlorinator trouble with unlocking mechanism


do not get frustrated with the long phone call.
Get your receipt ready and you could have a new filter in a week
CALL THEM BACK
They are good about these things
Mine arrived in 5 days no questions asked. I didnt even have to send the old one back
Keep as many parts from the old as you can especially the electro cell that is 200 bucks by itself

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My intex saltwater chlorine generator & filter beeping forever!!!


hello our pool chlorinator keeps comming up low salt 91 no matter how much salt we put in this is frustrating why is this happening ,,,please help

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