Beachcomber Hot Tubs Error Codes & Information

Beachcomber Hot Tubs

Beachcomber Hot Tubs from Surrey, BC have been manufacturing and selling spa products since 1978. The company offers a 30-day money back guarantee on their products, and they also offer many innovative design options such as the Hybrid3 and custom jetting. One of the main focal points of Beachcomber Hot Tubs is producing products that are as energy efficient as possible. According to an independent testing company, Beachcomber has met this metric by manufacturing hot tubs that cut energy bills by more than 30 percent when compared with other leading brands.

Beachcomber hot tubs has models available in a variety of price ranges. This enables consumers in the budget, family and discerning buyer categories to acquire a hot tub for personal usage. This manufacturer also features several safety and comfort standard and custom features, including Body Moulded Cup Holders and Hand Grips.

Spa Models

  • The 700 Series
  • The 500 Series
  • The 300 Series

Beachcomber Hot Tub Covers:

The Cover Guy custom makes all beachcomber hot tubs replacement Covers. The Cover Guy has all the Beachcomber models on file so you will not need to measure for your new cover! When you order your Beachcomber cover just leave the dimensions field empty. In the note section mention what model you have, and The Cover Guy will take care of the rest. You can Order your new Beachcomber Replacement Hot Tub cover here.

Beachcomber Hot Tub Step Material Replacement:

The Cover Guy custom makes all Beachcomber Step Replacement material. Our Beachcomber customers will replace their hot tub step material at the same time as they change their hot tub cover, so The Cover Guy has made that an easy process for all our Beachcomber Hot Tub customers.

Beachcomber Hot Tub Error Codes

These are the error codes and display messages that Beachcomber hot tubs may display, along with what they mean and the action required:

Message Meaning Action Required
Means there is no message to display. The power was shut off to the hot tub. GFCI breaker is still on, however, control panel displays  blank. Fuse(s) to system is/are blown. The hot tub control panel is automatically disabled until return of power, but the system will function to reset the time of day of each time of power-up. Hot tub settings will be preserved.  Contact your store for the unit to be serviced.
OHH or HH Stands for “Overheat”- and the tub shuts down. One of the sensors detected temperatures of 118°F (47.8°C) at the location of the heater. DO NOT GET INTO THE WATER. Take off the hot tub cover to allow the water to cool down. You can reset by pushing any button once the heater cools down.  Verify that the knife valve located on the heater’s return side is closed – once verified it’s closed, be sure all the  knife valves are in the open or up position. Shut the power down to the hot tub and call the Beachcomber store if the hot tub won’t reset.
OHS or OH Stands for “Overheat”- and the tub shuts down. One of the sensors detected  that the water in the hot tub is 110°F (43.3°C). DO NOT GET INTO THE WATER. Take off the Heat shield cover to allow the water to cool down. The hot tub should automatically reset for a temp of 107°F (41.7°C). Duplicate actions used for “OHH”. Shut the power down to the beachcomber hot tubs and call your store if the hot tub won’t reset.
ICE or IC Stands for “Ice”- The system has detected a potential condition for freeze. No action is needed. The blower and pumps activate automatically in spite of the status of the hot tub unit.
SY or STBY Means the hot tub unit has entered Standby mode. Check that the Microfilter is in place and secure before depressing any buttons to remove the hot tub unit from Standby.
SnA or SA Means the hot tub unit has been shut down. The sensor plugged into sensor “A” jack is malfunctioning. Contact your store if you continue to see this problem. Keep in mind this error may display itself temporarily in situations of overheating. It should disappear when the heater cools off.
Snb or Sb Means the hot tub unit has been shut down. The sensor plugged into sensor “B” jack is malfunctioning. Contact your store for the hot tub unit to be serviced if the problem continues.
SnS or Sn Means that the sensors are not in balance. May just be a temporary condition if it is alternating with temperature. If this error code displays as periodical blinking, then it means that the hot tub unit has been shut down. Contact your store for the hot tub unit to be serviced if the problem continues. Follow action plan required for the error code “SnA”.
HFL or HL Means that a significant difference has been detected between the temperature sensors. This code could signify the unit has a flow problem. Check the level of the water in hot tub unit and refill levels if needed. Make sure the pump has been primed if you see that the water levels are adequate.  If the problem continues, there are 4 solutions you can try:1. For Dirty Microfilter: Go to GFCI or power disconnect and turn off the power. Take out the Microfilter and clean or replace it.2. For Air lock in the system: Find thethumb screws of the air bleed and open them  partially to let out the air in the piping.3. When Hush Pump Has Debris: You can contact your store to service this or clean out debris yourself. To clean yourself- shut all theknife valves and then remove the Hush Pump’s face plate in order to remove the debris.4. Circulation Pump frozen or failed: If you suspect freezing has happened, put a space heater or trouble light in close proximity to the equipment in order to thaw out the external piping and pump. Contact your store for service.
LF Means low flow problems are persistent. This error code will display the fifth time that the “HFL” message occurs within 24 hours. With this error, the heater will shut down, but other functions of the hot tub will continue to function normally. Take same action steps needed for the “HFL” message. The heating capacity of the hot tub unit won’t automatically reset, but you can press any of the buttons to reset manually.
dr Means that there may not be enough water flow detected in the heater after the third occurrence of dr. code display Verify that all the knife valves are open. Next, check the hot tub’s water levels. If checks indicate the water level is adequate, ensure the pumps are been primed. You can press any of the buttons to reset manually.
drY or dY Means that there is confirmation of inadequate flow of water detected after 7 sec. of heater tests. Take same actions steps used for dr. Ensure that the circulation pump is running. If it is not running, then contact your store for service.
Pr This happens when the hot tub unit is actuated for the first time; eventually it goes into priming mode Priming Mode will go on for up to 4 min. and afterwards the hot tub unit will begin to heat & maintain the water temps in Standard Mode.
–F / –C Means unknown temperature. The temperature will be displayed after pump runs for  2 min.
Std/ St STANDARD Means hot tub unit is functioning in Standard Mode. No action is needed at this time. You can refer to the contents of the Heating modes page in order to modify this mode.
Ecn/ Ec ECONOMY Means hot tub unit is functioning in Economy mode. No action is needed at this time. You can refer to the contents of the Heating modes page in order to modify this mode.
SLP/ SL SLEEP Means hot tub unit is functioning in sleep heating mode. No action is needed at this time. You can refer to the contents of the Heating modes page in order to modify this mode.

Beachcomber Hot Tub Owners Manuals

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2006_Beachcomber_Spas_Manual

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