Pureline 100 Sq. Ft. Replacement Cartridge Compatible with Hayward® Swimclear C100S Pool Filter- PL0165



Part # PL0165

By PureLine

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Part # PL0165

Alternate Part #'s C-8408, CS100E, CX100XRE, PA100S

Product Description

PureLine Aftermarket Replacement Cartridge for Hayward® SwimClear C100S 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?

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Product Specifications

Filter Model:
Hayward® SwimClear C100S
Filtration Area:
100 sq. ft.
10 - 1/4 in.
19 - 1/2 in.
OEM #:

?     Asked on 1/12/2022by Becky Davis

My filter keeps getting air in it. How do I go about finding the leak in line? I did buy new pump and filter head last year during the freeze head cracked. Thanks

A  Answered on 1/12/2022 by InyoPools Product Specialist Eric J.

good morning Becky, I Have a link That will walk you through identifying leaks. How to Identify and Correct Air LeaksHow to test for suction side air leaks

?     Asked on 8/24/2021by DRAKE WAGNER

is this the same as this Hayward CCX1000RE (CC 1000E)Replacement Pool Filter Cartridge Elements, 100-Square-Foot

A  Answered on 11/18/2021 by InyoPools Product Specialist Joe S.

Hello Drake, the correct filter you will need to order would be the Pureline Cartridge for Hayward 100 Sq Ft XStream (C-8311) - PL0131.

?     Asked on 6/11/2021by David

I have the SwimClear Single Element 100 Sq.Ft. Filter (Expert Line). I want to put a larger filter in it (there looks to be plenty of room in there), so that the cartridge does not have to be cleaned so often. What are other size cartridges that will fit in there?

A  Answered on 6/11/2021 by InyoPools Product Specialist Craig C.

Hello David.  The Hayward SwimClear 100sq ft Cartridge Filter (Expert Line) will only accommodate the Hayward filter element CX100XRE or generic equivalent.  To accommodate a larger filter element the Filter Diffuser Assembly and Filter Head Assembly would require replacing.  Hayward SwimClear Cartridge Filter C100S, C150S, C200S

?     Asked on 5/27/2021by Inyo Visitor

Is this the same as the CS100E

A  Answered on 5/27/2021 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Yes this is a replacement for the CS100E.

?     Asked on 2/17/2021by Dennis

I need a pool filter CX100xre. What do you have.

A  Answered on 2/17/2021 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

Hi Dennis, we carry both the original Hayward version and this Pureline generic model PL0165

?     Asked on 5/16/2020by jess D emery

these are new?

A  Answered on 1/4/2021 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

Hi Jess, yes these are brand new filter cartridge elements. 

?     Asked on 4/19/2020by Felicia Soto

I need to replace my Hayward CS 100E filter yet I haven’t found that one. Could you please advise which one is comprable,

A  Answered on 11/6/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

Hi Felicia, this is the correct generic replacement cartridge for the Hayward Swim Clear C100S cartridge filter. 

?     Asked on 4/12/2020by Inyo Visitor

I have a Hayward CS100e filter is this the replacement for it? What are the dimensions of your filter?

A  Answered on 4/13/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

This cartridge does replace the Hayward CS100E cartridge and has a Length:19 - 1/2 in. and a Width:10 - 1/4 in.

?     Asked on 4/1/2020by Dave

Good Morning: Need to replace my filter for in ground pool> The filter is a 171/2 in length and 9 inches in width, it is a Pleatco Pure. Do you have such an animal???? Thnaks Dave.

A  Answered on 4/3/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Dave. The PL0142 cartridge is the closest one to the dimensions provided. 

?     Asked on 3/22/2020by Mitch

There is an aftermarket filter in my filter and it is a pleatco 100. wILL THIS WORK?

A  Answered on 3/23/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Mitch. Yes, this cartridge will work with the Hayward CS100 model filter. 

?     Asked on 2/2/2020by TED S CARLSON

I have a Hayward pool filter that says cs100e on the plastic top. I cannot find a filter matching that code. What filter code do I use to replace the cs100e?

A  Answered on 2/4/2020 by InyoPools Product Specialist Eric J.

Hello Ted, The PL0165 is the correct replacement cartridge for the cs100e. 

?     Asked on 12/20/2019by Teresa Upchurch

are they new filters>? does this also fit c150s

A  Answered on 12/23/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Teresa. Yes, these are new replacement cartridges. It will work properly in a C150S assembly. 

?     Asked on 6/18/2019by JIm

is this an equivalent for the hayward CS100E filter?

A  Answered on 6/18/2019 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Jim. Yes, this PL0165 cartridge will replace the Hayward CS100E. 


Est. Repair Time

Less than 1 hr

Tools Needed


2     0

Needed a new filter

Written on 4/23/2020 by Guest

Started up our pool for the first time. Our old filter needed to be replaced.

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