Model # EC-160340
Warranty Ecommerce (EC) products: Products purchased from an Authorized Pentair Online Reseller (products beginning with EC-) receive a one (1) year (parts only) warranty from the date of purchase. The exceptions are: IntelliChlor cells and IntelliFlo SVRS pumps which receive a two (2) year warranty. EC products are not eligible for the bundled three (3) year extended warranty.
Alternate Part #'s 160340, EC160340, PENEC-160340
The Pentair CLEAN & CLEAR PLUS cartridge filter features durable fiberglass-reinforced tanks, lockring tank clamp for safety, and continuous internal air relief. Like all Pentair cartridge filter systems, CLEAN & CLEAR systems feature cleanable, recyclable filter cartridges for the ultimate in carefree pool filtration.
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what does the warranty start, right after the purchase or installation? my installation will be a few months later. should delay the purchase until I need?
Does this filter still include all 4 cartridge filters with purchase?
Yes, these include all four cartridges with the purchase however we are currently out of stock on these for the remainder of the 2019 pool season.
what size filter should be for a zero entry pool 70 long and deep end is 7 foot it is 30 feet wide I have a ccp420 and my filters need cleaning every-week is there any better cartilages
What type pump should be used. Pool size 16' x 32' - 3.5' to 7.7' deep
Hi, You will need to calculate the total feet of head of your pool. You can watch our How To: Size A Pool Pump to find out how to calculate the total feet of head. Once you have that info you can provide us with that figure then we can recommend a pump that can be used with this filter.
Will this Product (Pentair Multiport 2 Inch Hi-Flow DE Filter Valve 261142) fit the above filter?
Filter model # 160340, does not require a multiport valve. The valves are only required for sand or DE filter units, not needed for cartridge filters.
What are the port measurements (from the ground) for the Pentair Clean and Clear Plus cartridge filter?
The measurements for the Pentair Clean and Clear Plus cartridge filter are as follows: top port is 15.5" on center from the ground and the bottom port is 8" on center from the ground.
1 to 2 hrs
Socket Set, Wrench Set, PVC cement
After many years of the DE filter use, it was time to replace. Cleaning the DE filter became a hassle, draining was always a messy job. DE residue all over ground and then restoring the DE was always a mess. But this time, I noticed the plastic water diffuser in the filter was becoming brittle and cracking, I suppose it was old and affected by the chlorine over the years.
I tried carefully to put back the filters blades and everything was breaking, nevertheless, I completed putting everything back together and started to close the filter with the band that keeps both half's of the filter together when the band broke.
The screw was stripped out and I could no longer replace the screw. Look it up on the internet and could not find it. No longer available. Therefore, maybe it was time to replace the old Hayward DE filter with a new Pentair 4 cartridge filter to match my one year old Pentair variable speed motor.
I was able to calculate the appropriate size filter using Pentair pool calculator. I verified the size with Inyo support staff and they verified my calcs. Ordered the Pentair pool filter, installed it relatively easy. The hardest part was waiting for the PVC glue to dry for next day use. Happy to say, my pool is now crystal clear and clean. I recycled the fiberglass halves of the filter as planters in the backyard.
Now I can enjoy my summer in the pool.
(5 out of 5 stars) Pentair Makes Great Filters
Reviewed By: Stewart K. from Richardson, TX ()
Pros: Easy to maintain, quality construction
Cons: None of which I'm currently aware
I had to replace an undersized filter on my 30000 gallon in-ground..(rule is 100 sf of filter for each 10000 gallons of pool water.) The Pentair 320 gives me excellent filtering and plenty of capacity. The pros at InYoPools did a fine job of seeing that I got the right filter needed to handle my pool's needs. Very easy to maintain and very well built. Should last for many, many years of service.
(5 out of 5 stars) Replacing and old Hayward DE filter
Reviewed By: Inyo Customer ()
It has been a week May/2020 since I installed Clean & Clear Plus Cartridge Filter 320 sqft and do not recall seeing my pool so clean and crystal. There are no leaks, installation was easy and working perfect. Thank you for the support it is a perfect match to my pool.