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Experience:  10 years experience in managing water quality, pumps, UV, Dosage, lighting and filtration systems.
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My salt machine does not work and the red light says no

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My salt machine does not work and the red light says no flow
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: Just noticed now and have not been able to use pool. Have a kids party tomorrow
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes unless it is technical
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The ppm' dare at 1400
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  James I replied 2 months ago.

Hi Sonia,

This does sound like a hardware fault, no flow suggests there is insufficient water being detected going through the machine.

Can you clarify if the salt machine is a water softener or a chlorinator.

In terms of what is causing the low flow the two most common causes are a faulty pump which is providing poor pressure\flow rate or a fault sensor in the unit which isn't detecting the flow rate correctly.

Could you confirm the nature off the device and the model number so I can assist further?

Expert:  James I replied 1 month ago.

Just wanted to follow up to see if I can be of any further assistance.

James

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