By PureLine



Part # PL0106

Manufacturer Code CX1280XRE

Dimensions 7" L x 7" W x 32.875" D

Alternate Part #'s 23101, C-7494, C7494, CX1280RE, CX1280XRE, FC-1227, FC1227, NFC1227, PA131, XLS-778

Product Description

PureLine Aftermarket Replacement Cartridge for Hayward® SwimClear C5025 & C5020 Filter

Is your pool water starting to look a little dull? Is your pressure gauge reading a higher PSI than normal? Are your pool jets a little less powerful? These are all signs that it is time to replace your pool filter cartridge. Replace your pool filter cartridge today and regain that crystal clear pool water and extend the life of your pool pump.

Typically for single cartridge pool filters we suggest replacing your cartridge every 6-12 months and for filters which take multiple cartridges, we suggest replacing your cartridges every 3 years.

This Cartridge is Commonly Used In

PureLine Cartridge Benefits

  • Less expensive than the original manufacturer with the same high-quality standards
  • Designed for maximum water flow to extend cartridge life
  • Designed for even dirt distribution resulting in increased water flow
  • Increased flow rates results in less wear on pump & reduced energy usage
  • Banded Pleats reduce frequency of cartridge cleaning

Not Your Cartridge?

Is this not your Cartridge? Don't worry, we carry thousands of Pool Filter Replacement Cartridges to replace all of the most popular OEM brands such as Sta-Rite®, Pentair® / Pac Fab®, Hayward®, Purex®, American Products®, Jacuzzi®, Hot Springs®, Coleman®, and more. Click here for more Pool Filter Replacement Cartridges


All manufacturers’ names, brand names, trademarks, images, symbols, descriptions, and part numbers are used herein for reference purposes only.

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Product Specifications

Filter Model:
Hayward® SwimClear C-5025 (4 Req)
Filtration Area:
131 sq. ft.
32-7/8 in.
7 in.
Top Inside Diameter:
3 in.
Bottom Inside Diameter:
3 in.
Top Style:
Bottom Style:
Media Weight:
4 oz.
OEM #:
Unicel #:
Filbur #:
Pleatco #:

?     Asked on 11/23/2016by RAUL BATTISTINI

What are the dimensions of this filter? I'm looking for (4) Hayward Filter Cartridge C 128 O-E 131 Sq Ft. 20 Micron or equivalent Please let me know Thanks Raul

A  Answered on 11/23/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Adam Y.

Good morning Raul, I cannot find a replacement element based on the specs you provided. Here is a link to all the Hayward replacement elements.Hayward Pool Filter Cartridge. My suggestion to you is to measure the element and match up the dimensions. Have a wonderful Holiday

?     Asked on 6/7/2017by Ralph

I have a pa131 will fit mine???

A  Answered on 6/7/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Yes this is the proper replacement for the PA131 cartridge.

?     Asked on 12/29/2019by Ray Waters

Can you tell me which filter to buy for my Hayward Swim Clear cartridge filter model # C5025?

A  Answered on 12/30/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Ray. This replacement cartridge PL0106 (Generic) or CX1280XRE (OEM) can be used with your model filter. 

?     Asked on 4/22/2020by Alfred Kulhanek

I have a c5030 water system..will a pureline cartridge hayward fit this


A  Answered on 4/23/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

Yes, the Pureline cartridge part number PL0106 will work with your Hayward model C5030 filter. 


Est. Repair Time

Less than 1 hr

Tools Needed


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dirty filters

Written on 4/3/2017 by Guest

bought new ones - problem solved

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