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CAUTION: Electrical repairs can be dangerous, especially around water. We recommend that repairs be referred to a qualified electrician or spa technician. Regardless of who performs the work, make certain that all electrical power to the hot tub or spa is disconnected prior to making any inspections or repairs. The information  provided here is for educational purposes only.

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Spa repairs Reduced water flow.

Components associated:

  • Filter Cartridge
  • Pump

A) Check your filter(s). If flow is normal with filter removed, then clean filter cartridge, or replace if more than 1 year old.  If flow is still low, proceed to 2).

B) Check spa water level.  Bring up to recommended level if necessary.

C) With the power to the spa disconnected, remove the suction end pipe of pump wet end. Inspect inside for debris which has obstructed any area of the impeller; remove debris.  Check for damaged impeller.  If damaged, replace.

D) Check for obstructed or misadjusted jets.

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