How To Clean The CO2 Chamber
Items needed to clean the CO2 chamber in a pool system:
- Liquid Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid), or Acid Magic (Muriatic Acid Replacement)
- A Bucket large enough to submerge the chamber
1) Turn the pump and filter off and close the valves to prevent water loss when taking the electrode chamber out of the plumbing line.
2) Unscrew the union ends on each end of the chamber being careful not to crack the chamber. If the ends are too tight to unscrew by hand, use a strap wrench. *Do not use channel locks!!
3) In a bucket, mix a solution of 5 parts water and 1 part liquid muriatic acid, or Acid Magic. Put the water in the bucket first, then the acid to prevent splashing the acid.
4) Submerge the CO2 chamber in the acid/water solution for 10-15 minutes.
5) Rinse the chamber and then reconnect into the plumbing line. Do not over tighten. Hand tighten is sufficient.
6) Open the valves to put the system back into service