How to Change the Units of Measurement on an Aqua Rite SCG


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This guide shows you how to change the units of measurement on a Hayward / Goldline Aqua Rite Salt Chlorine Generator between US Standard and Metric units. For US Standard, the units for Temperature and Salt levels are Fahrenheit and ppm respectively. For Metric, the units for Temperature and Salt levels are Celsius and g/l respectively.

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Step by Step


Step 1

Push 1 - To set up for changing units, push the Diagnostic Button one time to display water temperature. The temperature shown is 89 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

SLIDE MAIN SWITCH UP - Slide the Main Switch from Auto to Super Chlorinate. You will see the temperature change to 32 degrees Celsius.

Step 3

SLIDE THE MAIN SWITCH DOWN - Slide the Main Switch back down to "Auto" to save the new units change. Note: this will also change Salt Level Units to Metric values.

Please click here to view our How To Diagnose And Troubleshoot A Hayward Aquarite Salt System Guide.  


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 Posted: 4/3/2021 

I was going out of my mind the temperature was wrong and the salt level was wrong I was just going out to buy a new chlorinator when I came across this I did it and set it back to Fahrenheit everything is just perfect just wanted to say thank you for your help

InyoPools Product Specialist  Posted: 4/5/2021 

That is awesome! I love hearing people making that one last adjustment that saves them from plunking down a bunch of money unnecessarily. Enjoy your pool season.

 Posted: 8/9/2020 

Thanks. Very simple!

InyoPools Product Specialist  Posted: 8/20/2020 

You're welcome, thanks for reading.

 Posted: 6/16/2020 

Thank you so much. I was about to replace my unit in frustration until I found this amazingly simple fix. You guys are legends!!

InyoPools Product Specialist  Posted: 9/2/2020 

Awesome! Thank you for the kind words.

 Posted: 5/18/2019 

Thanks, I always forget

 Posted: 8/15/2018 

It will change the display so that it reads ppm on the salt level. It will not recalibrate the salt level. Check out our guide titled "How To Recalibrate the Salt Level on a Hayward AquaRite".

Anonymous  Posted: 8/12/2018 

Will this also reset my salt level to show 2700 again?

 Posted: 6/16/2018 

Thanks! So easy. Instructions were extremely unclear from the manufacturer.

 Posted: 5/5/2018 

Perfect! Thanks for the concise and easy to follow directions.

Anonymous  Posted: 2/1/2018 

Just what I needed! Made my day!

 Posted: 8/25/2017 

Quick & easy fix :)

 Posted: 7/21/2017 

Thank you for your web site. I have used it many times for various things. Your always a great source. Cheers Dean

Anonymous  Posted: 7/8/2017 

You made this very easy to change with your 3 step instructions!!
Thank you very much!!


Anonymous  Posted: 4/18/2017 

I had tried following the manual to no avail and in 3 seconds I was able to change back to F and ppm with your instructions. Thank you!

Anonymous  Posted: 3/18/2017 

Great help with simple directions to a frustrating problem. Much better that what the owner's manual provides.

 Posted: 9/15/2016 

Yea, my Units are no longer showing in metric. Thank you for the easy to follow instructions on how to fix my problem!

Anonymous  Posted: 9/5/2016 

Sweet and simple advice to fix a simple but frustrating issue.

 Posted: 7/27/2016 

Very simple and clear explanation. Thank you!