MAAX Spas Industries Corp Error Codes & Information

MAAX Spas Industries Corp

MAAX Spas Industries Corp was founded in 1969, and their products are carried in showrooms across North America and Europe. In 2007, MAAX Spas was named one of the five biggest spa and hot tub firms in North America. One year later, they joined the Brookfield family, and this made them part of the world’s largest hot tub spa manufacturing companies.

Each MAAX Spas hot tub is made with three layers of insulation, a 56 frame pump and a steel sub structure to provide durability performance. Maax Spas is the creator of the Theramax jetting system that can be found in all of their hot tub models. As of December 2014, L.A. Spas has been owned by MAAX Spas. There are several other hot tub companies operating under the ownership of MAAX, including Vita Spas and Elite Spas. Having these brands all under one manufacturer makes their products more wide spread across differing distribution channels.

The Cover Guy supplies all Maax Spas Hot Tub models in replacement Hot Tub Covers and quality Spa Covers. The Cover Guy hot tub covers for Maax Spa models can be found here. No measuring is required for Maax Spa models as The Cover Guy has all Maax hot tub models on file. Just indicate your Maax Spa model when ordering and leave the dimensions field blank when placing your hot tub cover or spa cover order. One of our hot tub cover specialists will fill in the dimensions. The Cover Guy also has a complete line of spa cover lifters and hot tub cover lifters that will fit any Maxx Hot Tub Model and hot tub area.

 

Maax Spas Hot Tub Models:

581 – The Maax Spas 581 hot tub is a great family tub with one lounge and five seats.
811 – The Maax Spas 811 hot tub is a family friendly hot tub with many seat levels including a deep sitting corner and a lounge.
781 – The Maax spas 781 hot tub is a hydrotherapy treat with a large capacity of seating levels including a lounge, coupled with a large amount of jets.
780 – The Maax Spas 780 is a classic surround seating hot tub with no lounge and a nice size footwell. The 780 has a multiple of differing seating levels for your hot tub comfort.
482 – The Maax Spas 482 hot tub has two lounge seats for the couple who both want to stretch out. This hot tub is best suited for taller customers who can sit in the loungers without floating out of the seat. Not the best hot tub for first time hot tub owners or larger families based on the seating arrangements.
481 – The Maax Spas 481 hot tub is a classic family hot tub with surround seating with one lounge. The family can find multiple levels to sit at in this large hot tub.
480 – The Maax Spas 480 hot tub is an older version of the 482 with surround seating and no lounge.
472 – The Maax Spas 472 hot tub is a two lounge hot tub with three additional seats the sit at different levels in the water.
471 – The Maax Spas 471 hot tub is a simple design with one lounge and five other seats all giving you a different seating level in the water.
470 – The Maax spas 470 hot tub is a classic seater tub offering seven seats and a great footwell. The jetting is unique and ample giving you a perfect hydrotherapy session every time you dip into your hot tub.
461 – The Maax Spas 461 hot tub is a basic one lounger five seat family spa. The Maax Spas 461 is a great starter hot tub.
451 – The Maxx Spas 451 hot tub is one of the smaller units offered by Maxx Spas sitting three people.

These are the error codes and display messages that a MAAX Spa may display, along with what they mean and any actions required:

Maax Spas Owners Manual

Safety Messages
Message Meaning Action Required
OHH 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. Spa heater shuts down automatically until temp falls below 108°F (42°C).Could indicate a pump operating at low speed for an extended time, constant filtering due to a programming error or a faulty pump. DO NOT GET INTO THE WATER! Take off the heat shield cover to allow the water to cool down. Make sure that the slice valves are open and reprogram the spa to make sure there are no overlapping time cycles. Open all jets. Contact the dealer or service organization if the problem continues.
OHS Overheating condition where a water temperature sensor has detected water temperatures of 110°F (43.3°C). Spa functioning is then disabled. Once water temperature is below 108°F (42.2°C), system auto resets.Could indicate a pump operating at low speed for an extended time, constant filtering due to a programming error or a faulty pump. DO NOT GET INTO THE WATER! Take off the heat shield cover to allow the water to cool down. Make sure that the slice valves are open and reprogram the spa to make sure there are no overlapping time cycles. Open all jets. Contact the dealer or service organization if the problem continues.
HFL Heater flow problem possibly caused by low water or plugged up filters. The heater shuts down while other functions of spa continue to operate normally. You can add water, remove and clean filter if it’s dirty and open all jets to resume normal operation. If the problem persists, contact the dealer or service organization.
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 operate normally. Issue is possibly caused by low water or a plugged filter. You can add water, remove and clean the hot tub filter if it’s dirty and open all jets to resume normal operation. If the problem persists, contact the dealer or service organization.
dY Means that a condition of inadequate water has been detected at the heater. Heater will shut down, but other function of the spa will continue to operate normally.Issue is possibly caused by closed slice valve or blocked suction return/skimmer/filter. Remove the blockage, add water or open any closed jets and valves. If the problem persists, contact the dealer or service organization.
dr Means that a condition of inadequate water has been detected at the heater. Heater will shut down, but other functions of the spa will continue to operate normally.Issue is possibly caused by closed slice valve or blocked suction return/skimmer/filter. Remove the blockage, add water or open any closed jets and valves.
SnT Malfunctioning Heater Sensor A. Contact dealer to get identical replacement Sensor A.
SnH Malfunctioning Heater Sensor B. Contact dealer to get identical replacement Sensor B.
SnS Heater Sensors are not in balance. Contact dealer or service organization for repair.

 

Common LCD Messages
Message What it is Meaning
Pr -OR- RUN/ Priming modePMPS/PURG/AIR/– Mode for Priming Spa is functioning normally for Priming Mode.
SLP Mode for Sleep Spa is functioning normally in Sleep Mode.
ECN Mode for Economy Spa is functioning normally in Economy Mode.
ICE -OR- TOO COLD Condition for freeze Heater cuts on to maintain water temp above 45°F.
Temperature for spa water Current water temp unknown, not measured.
WATER TOO HOT Temperature for spa water Spa functions have been disabled because water temps are too hot.