How to test a hot tub pump or spa pump for failure?

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Date created: Fri, Mar 5, 2021 11:54 AM
Date updated: Tue, Feb 21, 2023 1:11 AM


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  • a) The spa pack receptacle into which the pump is plugged does not produce 230 or 120 volts ac, or c) 230 or 120 volts is available at the pump motor terminals and the motor rotates normally but the pump is not producing any flow. When tracing a pump problem you want to disconnect one terminal of the heater element.

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Attach a hose to the hose bib. Close the globe valve that is located after the outlet of the filter. Open the hose bib valve so water flows out of the hose. This confirms that water is in the pump and in the piping. Now raise the hose to the same level as the water line of the hot tub. At this point it will stop flowing.

When your hot tub pump is dead…. If there is no action coming from your circulation pump, see if your control panel is giving you an error code, typically a FLO or OH error when dealing with a dead pump. Check that your power is on, the breaker or GFCI test button are not tripped, all valves are in the open position.

Put hot tub in time clock mode. Check to see the motor still changes over by choosing high speed. If it doesn’t, turn timer and then thermostat one at a time completely clockwise. If high speed turns on with either then swap wires on the motor because the low and high-speed contacts are backward.

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Humming or hammering noises coming out of the hot tub are a good indicator of a malfunctioning pump. Worn out bearings, broken seals, or leaky water are all signs of caution. This is not the type of hot tub problems that you want. It is a good idea to try and stay ahead of these issues with monthly or yearly maintenance to these areas.

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