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2005 Hot Springs Jetsetter JJ Jets won't shut off

2005 Hot Springs Jetsetter JJ Jets won't shut off

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Old 02-17-21, 12:11 PM
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Angry 2005 Hot Springs Jetsetter JJ Jets won't shut off

Looking for help to diagnose my spa. I can't turn off the jets and would appreciate any and all help. I did do some research and found that the heating element could cause this and to hit the reset button but I haven't been able to find it on the heater if it has one.
 
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Old 02-17-21, 01:35 PM
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What is the make and model of the control board. Many are Balboa.
A well lit picture of the insides would be helpful too..... how-to-insert-pictures.

I've never heard of the jets being controlled or affected by the heater.
If the water is not up to temp.... the pump may run to keep from freezing.

I don't see your model in the Hot Springs manuals listing. Hot Springs owner manuals

Is this your control board ?
 
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Old 02-17-21, 04:02 PM
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2005 Hot Springs Jetsetter JJ Jets won't shut off- photos





 
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Old 02-17-21, 04:14 PM
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2005 Hot Springs Jetsetter JJ Jets won't shut off- more photos

See the below - the info I copied off the internet - this is where I found the information about the heater not working properly causing jets to stay on. It also mentions faulty timer and stuck relay on the printed circuit board I'm not sure how to check those things.


 
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Old 02-17-21, 05:28 PM
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Yes.... if the heater has a problem the pump will run to maintain heat. I mentioned that.
You didn't mention whether or not the unit is heating. I assumed it was heating.

I see you're permanently mounted but running on 120v. That means the heater is running at low wattage. It could be 1kw or 1.5kw depending on the model. If you're in a cold zone it may not be enough wattage to keep the water hot.

Is the water temperature low ?

2005 owners manual (pdf)
 
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Old 02-17-21, 06:11 PM
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I had the spa running yesterday and it fried the GFI - so husband replaced it last night and we ran for a short time. I tested the water while it was running and the temperature did increase by 2 degrees.

We live in Naples Florida.
 

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Old 02-17-21, 09:19 PM
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That sounds like the heater is operating.
It would probably need to reach a certain temperature before the pump stopped.

I'm going to check further..... your heating element and pump are drawing more than the circuit can handle.
 
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Old 02-18-21, 07:31 AM
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I appreciate your help.

It's been running fine for 6 years this way. When this started my son had been in the hot tub and when he got out he couldn't shut the jets off.
 
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Old 02-19-21, 10:13 AM
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2005 Hot Springs Jetsetter JJ Jets won't shut off- photo

Last night we were looking at the circuit board and just decided to tap on the relays and we think one was stuck open because the jets have now shut off it seems to be running fine. Also we did notice there was some corrosion on the circuit board which we cleaned off with a soft bristle brush any idea what cause this - see photo attached.

 
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Old 02-19-21, 11:21 AM
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Does it look like the capacitor (pale yellow can shaped component) leaked? Your spa is 15+ years old so there is a chance the capacitor leaked it's electrolyte.
 
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Old 02-24-21, 01:48 PM
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Possibly but it is running fine now.
 
 

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