Most problems with the ACE system are related to salt levels. It won’t work if the salt is too low or too high.
The Scepter Ace replacement cell is designed to work outside of the filter. Why? because it works better and does not violate Watkins patent. Use the provided plug to fill the hole on the filter cap. Pictures here:
As of July 6, 2021 we are including the fitting that screws into the pass through plug in the filter compartment. This is due to a growing number of customers having problems with leaky fittings. This change does not affect Amazon stock until it is cycled through. If you are an Amazon customer and need […]
For ACE equipped tubs software version 4 is for the Freshwater System and will likely cause problems with ACE operation. Make sure version 3 is loaded when using the ACE SYSTEM.
Yes, you can replace the cell on your Hot Spring ACE© system and save hundreds.
Many are frustrated by the performance and price of their Ace salt cells. Take out your frustrations here. #acereplacementcell ACE® is a registered trademark of Watkins Manufacturing Corp., makers of Hot Spring® spas. Pool Spa Efficiency LLC is not affiliated or endorsed by Watkins in any way.
Got a call from a customer that purchased his cell July 2017 saying his system wasn’t working. He said his salt level was good but after asking him some questions, I recommended he add about 3 cups of salt. Here is his response: Thanks Lance, you really are The Hot Tub Wizard. I added 3 […]
Sometimes we get emails and calls about a new replacement cell not working. This can be caused because your old cell was telling you your salt was low so you added more but actually put too much in so the new cell is causing system to shut down. The simple solution is to drain and […]
I found this in a hot tub forum: One interesting thing is when the tech came out to replace the first cell he said Watkins had changed the salt requirements down to 1100 ppm. Both the dealer and the customer support person thought that may have been the reason for the second cell dying. Customer […]
ACE® Salt Cell Replacement is here to help you. Complete instructions, maintenance recommendations and support can be found her to help you get the most from your hot tub while saving you money. ACE® is a registered trademark of Watkins Manufacturing Corp., makers of Hot Spring® spas. Pool Spa Efficiency LLC is not affiliated or […]