Cartridge Filters - CJ Series Filter
Section 6. Maintenance
6.1 General Maintenance
Wash outside of filter with a mild detergent or TSP
(tri-sodium phosphate) and water. Rinse off with
a hose. Do not use solvents to clean the ﬁ lter,
solvents will damage the plastic components of
the ﬁ lter.
Check pressure during operation at least once a
Remove any debris from the skimmer basket and
hair/lint pot on pump.
Check pump and filter for any leaks. If any leaks
develop, turn off the pump and call a qualified
pool service technician.
Product safety signs or labels should be
periodically inspected and cleaned by the product
user as necessary to maintain good legibility for
Product safety signs or labels should be replaced
by the product user when a person with normal
vision, including corrected vision, is no longer
able to read the safety signs or label message panel
text at a safe viewing distance from the hazard.
In cases where the product has an extensive
expected life or is exposed to extreme conditions,
the product user should contact either the product
manufacturer or some other source to determine
means for obtaining replacement signs or labels.
Installation of new replacement safety signs or
labels should be in accordance with the sign or
label manufacturer's recommended procedure.
6.2 Pressure Gauge
Maintain your pressure gauge in good working order.
The pressure gauge is the primary indicator of how
the filter is operating.
During operation of the filtration system, check
the pressure gauge/air release assembly for air or
water leaks at least once a week.
Keep the pressure gauge in good working order.
If you suspect a problem with the gauge, Jandy
recommends you call a qualified service technician
to do any work on the filter/pump system.
6.3 Cleaning the Filter Cartridge
Turn off the filter pump and turn breaker off.
If the filter is installed below pool level, close any
filter isolation valves to prevent flooding.
Open the air release valve on top of the filter and
wait for all air pressure to be released.
Open filter tank and remove cartridge element (see
Section 5.1 "Filter Element Removal". Place it
upright in an area suitable for washing.
Use a garden hose and nozzle to wash each pleat
of the element.
Algae, suntan oil, calcium and body oils can form
coatings on filter element which may not be removed
by normal hosing. To remove such materials, soak
the element in de-greaser and then a de-scaler. Your
local pool shop will be able to recommend suitable
Replace the cartridge back into the filter tank.
Inspect the o-ring for cracks or wear marks.
Place the o-ring back onto the filter tank bottom.
Replace the top of the tank. Place the filter locking
ring on the filter and tighten (see Section 3.4
"Locking Ring Installation").
Reopen the isolation valves if they were closed.
Stand clear of the filter, start the pump and
circulate the water until water sprays out of the air
release valve. Close the air release valve. The filter
is now back in operating mode
Section 7. Winterizing
Turn off the pump and circuit breakers.
Open air release valve on top of the filter. Do not
Loosen the drain plug at the base of the filter to
ensure that the tank is empty.
Drain circulation system of all water.
Cover the system with a tarpaulin or plastic sheet
to protect it from the weather.