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Salt Harming EquipmentA salt system can harm the equipment in a "runaway chlorine" environment which can be common if the unit isn't operated properly or if water isn't tested and balanced regularly. In a runaway chlorine environment, the chlorine created by the salt system could potential dissolve the heat exchanger in a heater in a couple of days.

The salt can also be harder on the pump seals and the salt corrodes motors and equipment in the case of leaks.

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Q: Does the salt in a saltwater swimming pools harm the equipment?
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