How to replace a 10x54 Kinetico Model 1550TC dechlorinator for sulfur smell


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Old 02-12-16, 01:56 PM
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How to replace a 10x54 Kinetico Model 1550TC dechlorinator for sulfur smell

The Kinetico Model 1550 TC has a 10x54 dechlorinator tank and a 10x54 resin tank along with a standard brine tank. The dechlorinator tank was apparently added to the well water system to remove the sulfur smell - there is not chlorine in the water.

How can I inexpensively replace the dechlorinator tank with one that has fresh carbon in it since the water is beginning to smell a little after the tank has been used now for 7 years?

Thanks for your help!
 
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Old 02-13-16, 04:57 AM
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The tank should have a top that will unscrew. Pour out the old media and replace with new. I would recommend catalyst carbon.
 
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Old 02-14-16, 02:56 PM
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Thanks for the reply Biermech! Any recommendation for an on-line provider of the catalyst carbon? Also, I remember reading somewhere that a need to perhaps reestablish a bed of gravel, fill up the tank with water and a cup of bleach, let stand for a while, drain and rinse out then pour in the carbon with a good funnel. Probly ought rinse the carbon out with water too I suppose.

Thanks again for your suggestion!

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Any time I've had that issue I just installed a whole house activated charcoal filter and never had an issue after.
 
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Old 02-15-16, 05:19 AM
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Disinfecting the tank is not a bad idea. After filling with the carbon, add fill with water and let sit for awhile. PM sent.
 
 

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