Hot Tub Repair 101- What is an E6 or Error 6 Code Mean?

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Hot Tub Repair 101- What is an E6 or Error 6 Code Mean?

This week we have a question from one of our hot tub customers about hot tub repair, and the E6 or Error 6 on their hot tub top side control. The E6 error code on your hot tub usually refers to a reduction or stoppage of water pressure. The E6 code is a warning that there is not sufficient water flow for the power pack to continue operating without possible damage. The power pack must shut down for self preservation. If you do not have enough water flow the area with the heating element will over heat and melt. The cause of an E6 error code in hot tubs varies greatly but here are a list of...

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Hot Tub Care in the Winter 101

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

Hot Tub Care in the Winter 101

Hot Tub Care in the Winter 101 Many people wonder if it is best to drain their hot tub prior to the frigid winter months, but draining your hot tub means that you can’t use it and what’s the point of having a hot tub if you can’t use it all year long. As a matter of fact most people will tell you that winter is the best season to use your hot tub. I have to say that there is nothing like sitting in your hot tub as the snow falls from the night sky, it is truly wonderful. Having said that there are precautions you need to take for hot tubbing in the Winter, and doing a...

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Why Do I Need a Hot Tub Cover?

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Why Do I Need a Hot Tub Cover?

Why Do I Need a Hot Tub Cover? There are great deals on used hot tubs all over these days. Popular places to find them is in classifieds both online and in local newspapers like the penny saver. Often people are upgrading their old hot tubs and you can find deals where as long as you take the hot tub away you can get it for free or very little money. So you’ve invested your money and time into purchasing or receiving the spa you’ve always wanted, and you’ve invested your time into having it installed. After taking full advantage of your new source of relaxation, you’re now faced with...

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F2 Error Code – Trouble Shooting

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

F2 Error Code – Trouble Shooting

What is the F2 error code on your hot tub and what to look for to fix it and return your hot tub to a working condition. The F2 error code is usually from a balboa power pack system and normally is referring to a flow issue in your hot tub. There are a few things you can look for when trouble shooting an F2 error code on your hot tub. First it is always a good idea to cut the power to the unit and let it cool down and then reset it. Sometimes this is all it will take to regain normal operation. Next on the list is to see if there is anything that is impeding the flow of water through your...

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How to Measure for a new Hot Tub Cover

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

How to Measure for a new Hot Tub Cover

You need a new hot tub cover, maybe you have needed it for months or even a year. What is holding you back? If you are like most hot tub owners measuring and purchasing a new hot tub cover seems a little overwhelming, mostly because you have to know how to measure for a new cover. There are so many hot tub manufacturers and models in homes today you can not just take a hot tub cover off the shelf and make it work for your hot tub. You have to be careful when measuring for a new hot tub cover if the cover is too big you will lose water from condensation, it can easily break on the edges, or...

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The SPH Error and how to Fix

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

The SPH Error and how to Fix

What is an SPH error code on your hot tub, and how to trouble shoot and repair it.  An SPH error code means that your hot tub essentially is not heating up. There are a few things to look for when trouble shooting the SPH error code. Is your water below 60 degrees and not heating up? Sometimes just a good reset is needed. Unplug your hot tub and turn all power sources off and let the unit cool down then restart and see if the error remains. One of the main reasons for the SPH error is the limitations of water flow. Make sure all inlets and outlets are free and clear and water is able to...

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