Remove the Filter Top - once the water is completely drained from the filter and the Posi-Lok clamps have been removed, carefully remove the filter top and set it out of the way. Be careful not to damage the pressure guage and air release valve on the top of the filter tank top. Remove the Filter Cartridges - carefully remove the filter cartridges one at a time by pulling straight up on the filter cartridge until they slide off the outlet tubes on the tank bottom. Clean the Filter Cartridges - using a high-pressure hose attachment, thoroughly clean the filter cartridges removing as much debris as possible from the cartridges.
Clean out the Inside of the Filter movable house
- Spray out the inside of the tank bottom to remove any debris. Clean the Air Bleed Strainer - Clean off and remove any debris from the air bleed strainer. The air bleed strainer is attached to the air bleed tube coming from the tank bottom. Replace the Filter Cartridges - put the clean filter cartridges back into the tank bottom. Make sure the arrows on the top of the filter cartridges are aligned properly with the outlet tubes on the tank bottom. Make sure the air bleed tube comes up through the middle of the small cartridge. Replace the Filter Top - carefully replace the filter top Close the Filter - replace all of the Posi-Lok clamps until tight container house
. It might be necessary to gently hit the clamps with a rubber mallet in order to tighten the clamps enough to eliminate any leaks.
Replace the Filter Drain Plug - replace the filter drain plug. If necessary, use teflon tape to prevent leaking. Test the Filter - with the air release valve on the top of the filter open, turn the filter on until a solid stream of water is shooting out of the air release valve. Close the Air Release Valve - close the air release valve until there is no water being released. That's It… Your Sta-Rite System 3 Cartridge Pool Fitler is Clean! - make a note of the filter pressure (psi) immediately after cleaning the filter for future use.