Kintetico Model 30

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by pengun21us, Oct 18, 2004.

  1. pengun21us

    pengun21us New Member

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    I cleaned the salt tank and, unfortunately, took apart the float tube assembly. Now it just fills the tank with water, when I manually regenerate the cycle.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    kinetico

    Unless you can figure out what you did wrong, you will either have to buy a new float assembly, if Kinetico will sell it, or call them to have it replaced.
     
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  4. pengun21us

    pengun21us New Member

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    Found it

    There is an archaic magnet and ball assembly inside the float rod. The magnet slides up and down to let the ball either block water or let it in. If the tiny 1/4" magnet isn't set just right, it doesn't work.

    Apparantly, the new ones don't work that way.
     
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