AquaTrol & AquaRite 20K Replacement Cell Only - No Unions - GLXCELL5




By Goldline Controls

  4.29 Average  




Warranty 3 Year

Alternate Part #'s GLX-CELL-5, TCELL5

Product Description

Replacement Turbo Cell for AquaTrol salt chlorine generator for above ground pools and the Aquarite 20K for Inground pools. This is the cell only. Unions are not included.

Product Specifications

Treatment Capacity:
20,000 gal.
3 yrs

?     Asked on 9/26/2018 by Doug

I have a TurboCell GLX 15w for my 17,500 gallon pool. Is there a more affordable replacement? It is about 5 years old and does not generate chlorine.

A     Answered on 9/27/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Doug. You can save on upfront cost by going with a smaller cell if your system has a software revision of 1.5 or higher. 

?     Asked on 8/17/2018 by Melanie Ducote

Will this GLX-CELL-5 Cell work with my 15,000 gallon in-ground pool?

A     Answered on 8/18/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Melanie. Yes, it can when used with a compatible controller. 

?     Asked on 5/14/2018 by Tony

I have a splash clear collection turbulent flow chamber labeled sp-18 also says electrolytic cell my instruction booklet says aqua troll by gold line controls. Inside the salt water generator it also says use with t-cell-5 so would the part # glxcell5 be the right part to replace it with?

A     Answered on 5/17/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Tony. Yes, this is the correct replacement cell.

?     Asked on 8/31/2017 by Robert B.

My T Cell 5 doesn't read salt content correctly. My pool supply says my level is 3200 and the read out says 2200. Won't generate now. Cleaned cell with acid/water and try to re-adjust salt level. Still no luck. Started a year or more ago where it started reading lower than the test. Is replacement cell my only option at this point?

A     Answered on 8/31/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Andy O.

Robert- It sounds like the cell is going back, I would take your cell to a store that can test it and have it tested twice. If it fails then obviously the cell needs to be replaced. If it passes the stores TDS meter could be faulty.

?     Asked on 7/20/2017 by Skip

I have an Aqua Rite XL which I believe we installed in 2009. The firmware is 1.4 and the model number is 3A0906-1058650. It needs a new cell and I don't know what type to order.

A     Answered on 7/21/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Skip. The Aqua Rite XL Controller is only compatible with the TCELL15.

?     Asked on 7/16/2017 by Joey

I have to replace my salt cell, is it possible to have it refurbished or do I just toss it in the trash?

A     Answered on 7/17/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Joey. These cells can not be refurbished, it will have to be trashed.

?     Asked on 6/1/2017 by

We have a AQ-Trol-HP T-Cell 5 and has "died" ! What is the replacement we need to get?

A     Answered on 6/1/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

This is the proper replacement salt cell for a AQ-Trol-HP

?     Asked on 5/31/2017 by Frances Mylum

Is this a replacement for AQ-Trol-HP ?

A     Answered on 6/3/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Frances. Yes, this is the correct replacement cell for the AQ-Trol-HP unit.

?     Asked on 5/25/2017 by what is the warranty

warranty on hayward t-cell15 salt system

A     Answered on 5/25/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Stacey M.

Hello, the warranty is 3 year on a GLXCELL5.

?     Asked on 5/16/2017 by Philip

I have the turbo cell 5 that has gone out. I have firmware 1.4. What cell can I replace it with?

A     Answered on 5/16/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Scott W.

The GLXCELL5 would be the correct replacement cell.

?     Asked on 5/4/2017 by Randall T Marshall

My cell has writing on it that says the cell has to be installed in a vertical position. iv'e visited all my friends and all of their cells, which are the same model as mine, are installed horizontally. Can I do the same?

A     Answered on 5/5/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Randall. You have the RJ model so it does not require a flow switch. Your cell can not be installed horizontally.

?     Asked on 4/27/2017 by David Gallops

I have a Hayward GLX-CELL-5 that needs to be replaced. Is that the only kind of cell I can buy to replace it.

A     Answered on 4/28/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Scott W.

You can replace it with the different AquaRite size but when installing you have to make sure to change the setting on your board otherwise it will not work.

?     Asked on 4/14/2017 by Rich

I need to buy a replacement AquaTrol T-CELL-5 generator because the old one I had stopped working. I found the item on your web site. Once I connect it up to my pool, and connect it up to the control panel box, is there anything else I need to do? Will the new chlorine generate automatically start working with the existing control panel box I have?

A     Answered on 4/14/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Scott W.

Yes, after you hook the new cell up it is supposed to start generating with the control panel.

?     Asked on 9/7/2016 by Lamont

Can I use this replacement cell to replace a Blue Essence t5 cell with 24 VDC, 5A MAX.

A     Answered on 9/8/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Stacey M.

Hello Lamont, Yes you can use GLXCELL5 to replace the Blue Essence cell

?     Asked on 6/10/2016 by

I'm needing to replace my cell. Right now I have a Hayward Goldline T-CELL-5 for an above ground pool up to 20,000 gallons. Which cell should I purchase?

A     Answered on 6/11/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Alan M.

Thank you for your question! The GLXCELL5 is the same manufacturer's replacement cell for the Goldline T-CELL-5. The replacement cell comes with a 3 year warranty. Have a great day!

?     Asked on 6/6/2016 by Janet

We have an Aqua Logic Goldline salt system from 2007. The current salt cell is a t-5 turbo cell - turbulent flo chamber. The pool is inground and 14,000 gallons. What do I replace it with? Is the t-5 only for above ground pools as I have been reading? Should I go up to a higher cell so then it will run less to extend the life of the cell?

A     Answered on 6/12/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi Janet, If you currently have a T-Cell 5 you can replace it with the same size cell. If you would like a larger cell you will have to make sure that your firmware is compatible with the larger cell.

?     Asked on 5/29/2016 by Julie

Hello, I have an Aqua Trol with a tcell5 which cracked. Can I which to a tcell3? Size of pool is under 11000gallons? My Aqua Trol is rl1.45. Thanks

A     Answered on 5/30/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Alex V.

Julie, I would not recommend changing the cell to the TCELL3. I would recommend replacing it with the same cell you have now.

?     Asked on 4/15/2016 by Jo Ellen

Hello, I installed a pool last year and the salt cell is T-CELL-5. What is the life expectancy? And if it is still good to reinstall for this summer is there any preparation or cleaning of the cell I should do before installation when I open the pool? Thanks in advance!!

A     Answered on 4/15/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Alan M.

Hello Jo Ellen, The life expectancy of a T-5 Cell (if matched to the correctly sized pool) will be at least 3 years, but could extend for more. You will want to inspect the inside of the cell for any debris or calcium build up, and clean it out before re-installing it. You can visit our How To Clean a Hayward AquaRite Turbo Cell if you have additional questions.

?     Asked on 9/8/2015 by Artie Smith

Is the GLXCell5 an exact replacement for the Mineral Springs by BioGaurd T-Cell 5 that I bought with my pool in 2009?

A     Answered on 9/11/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi Artie, The Turbo Cell GLXCELL5 will replace the T-Cell 5 on the Mineral Springs by BioGaurd  chlorine generator.

?     Asked on 8/31/2015 by Pool girl

I currently have a GLX Turbo cell - 15 but I see on your site that it is associated with 40,000 gallon pools and that a T cell - 5 is for 20,000 gallon pools. My pool is 10,500. Shouldn't I replace my T15 with a T 5?

A     Answered on 9/1/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Brian M.

You could go with a smaller cell, but we always suggest going with the T-15. With a pool your size, you can run the T-15 at 35% which would be equal about 70% on a T-5.Running the cell at a lower output will make the cell life longer.

?     Asked on 8/7/2015 by

Does a t-cell 5 ever expire or do they need to be changed ?

A     Answered on 8/7/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Brian M.

I found this that explains the situation very well - "The cell is the part of the system that actually converts Salt (NaCl) to Chlorine.  Water passes through the cell and over solid titanium plates that are coated with either ruthenium or iridium, which are naturally occurring metals.  As a charge is sent to the cell from the control board and electrolysis occurs resulting in the production of chlorine.  Eventually the metallic coating on the cells erodes away, requiring the cell to be replaced, but there are several factors that impact how long your cell could last. "

?     Asked on 7/30/2015 by Dave

I have an Aqua Rite 20 with a t-5 cell. The software Revision is 1.4. Will this cell work as a replacement?

A     Answered on 8/3/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi Dave, The AquaTrol & AquaRite 20K Replacement Cell Only will be the correct replacement if you already have a T-5 Cell.

?     Asked on 7/25/2015 by John hedrick

Will this replace a T cell 3

A     Answered on 7/26/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

No, the part number for the TCELL3 is GLXCELL5.

?     Asked on 7/2/2015 by Walt

I have a turbo cell, GLX-CELL-9-W, that i need to replace. Help! thanx

A     Answered on 7/2/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

You can view the model cell glx-cell-9-w here.

?     Asked on 6/21/2015 by Mark

How do I clean cell?

A     Answered on 6/21/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Matt S.

Hello Mark, lucky for you we have a "How To" guide on this exact subject; take a look at our How To Clean a Hayward AquaRite Turbo Cell guide and video

?     Asked on 6/10/2015 by Rudy

I don't see GLX anywhere on our paperwork, but it says AQ-Trol-RJ. Turbo cell T-cell-5 GI-929004C PMRA Reg# 24583 and then 3E0806-2048870 24 VDC 5 A max. Can you help with waht cell we need? Thanks

A     Answered on 6/10/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Hi Rudy, this would be the correct replacement cell for your AQ-Trol-RJ. At one point this cell was labeled T-CELL-5 however Hayward recently changed the part # to GLXCELL5.

?     Asked on 5/31/2015 by

i have mineral springs MS-20 cell what cell replaces it. oh owners manual says MS-20 and MS-21 NOT SURE WHICH ONE I HAVE

A     Answered on 5/31/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Hi Sheryl, You would require the TCELL15 Salt Cell here.

?     Asked on 5/18/2015 by Luc Charbonneau

Will this replace a T-5 Cell and will this work with a Aqua Rite AQ-TROL-RJ-X300

A     Answered on 5/19/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Joe S.

Hello Luc, Yes this is the replacement cell for this unit

?     Asked on 3/13/2015 by EC

We have a AQ-RITE-20 (T-5) complete system purchased in 2008 and need a replacement T-5 cell- is this replacement cell compatible with this unit- specifically the board/software in the control panel from 2008?

A     Answered on 3/13/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

Yes the t-cell 5 is compatible with your model system.

?     Asked on 9/19/2014 by Guest

What is the difference between a GLX-CELL-5, and a GLX-CELL-5W?

A     Answered on 9/19/2014 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

The GLX-CELL-5 cell comes with a 3 year manufacture warranty, where the GLX-CELL-5W, only comes with a 1 year manufacture warranty.

?     Asked on 10/8/2012 by Guest

I have a Hayward Aquatrol system with a T-Cell-5, is the GLXCELL5 the correct replacement cell?

A     Answered on 10/8/2012 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Yes, the GLXCELL5 is the correct replacement cell for the AquaTrol.


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