How do you prime a master spa pump?

To reset the GFCI and restore power to the spa, simply press the GFCI’s reset button. To troubleshoot issues with the temperature sensor, heater high-limit thermostat, and the spa control box, disconnect power to the spa by flipping the GFCI breaker, and leave off for thirty seconds.

There are two methods of priming the pump.

  1. Turn the spa on and wait for PR (Priming Mode) to appear on the topside display.
  2. Press the JETS button to turn on the pump and let it run for 10 seconds.
  3. Press the JETS buttons again and let the pump run in high speed for 10 seconds.

Furthermore, how do I reset my hot tub pump? To reset the GFCI and restore power to the spa, simply press the GFCI’s reset button. To troubleshoot issues with the temperature sensor, heater high-limit thermostat, and the spa control box, disconnect power to the spa by flipping the GFCI breaker, and leave off for thirty seconds.

Then, how do you bleed air from a spa pump?

Bleeding the Pump

  1. Turn the ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) off manually.
  2. Use a flat head screwdriver to turn the bleed valve (on the base of the pump) counter-clockwise.
  3. Keep the valve open until water trickles from the pump.
  4. Turn the bleed valve clockwise to tighten once the water trickles.

How do you get rid of an airlock in a water pump?

In order to blast the air lock out of position all you have to do is open the two taps (the main tap and the air locked tap) and allow the pressure of the mains water to force the air back out of the locked tap. Leave to run for several minutes and then make sure to turn off the air locked tap first.

Why is my spa pump not working?

If you don’t hear those noises, the more likely cause is debris in your filtration system, leaving your hot tub gasping for air. Clean your leaf trap and filter first, then try priming the pump. If the problem persists, you can “burp” the rest of the air out of your spa by turning the jets on and off.

How do I drain a hot tub without a pump?

Drain your hot tub. Turn the power to the spa off at the circuit breaker. You don’t want the pumps or jets to run while there isn’t any water in the spa. Next, find your drainage spigot. Attach the garden hose to the spigot, being careful not to cross-thread. Open the ball valve on your spigot so the water can drain.

What is priming mode on a hot tub?

The purpose of the priming mode is to manually activate each spa pump prior to the automatic heat cycle being started. Typically cycling each pump a few times will prime or purge any air from that pumps plumbing.

How do you burp a hot tub?

‘Burp’ Your Hot Tub Open all the jets to ensure that the trapped air has a smooth and uninterrupted way out of the hot tub. Turn off the hot tub heater at the main panel or circuit breaker. Turn the jets on for 10-15 seconds then turn them off quickly. Turn the jets on for 20-30 seconds then turn them off quickly.

How do I know if my hot tub pump is bad?

There are several signs of hot tub pump failure: Humming noise from motor not turning, frozen shaft, bearings or impeller, or defective starting capacitor. Whining noise from worn bearings. Leaks under the pump from a failure of the pump seals.

Why is my hot tub gurgling?

Gurgling, humming or grinding noises on a spa circulation pump are good indicators of a problem. It could be Air, Scale or a Clogged Impeller. Maybe a dirty spa filter. Be sure to cut off power first, and close valves on each side of the pump.

What causes hot tub jets to not work?

If you find that your jets have no pressure, it is possible that air has gotten into your system. This often happens after you drain your hot tub and then refill it. Air gets trapped inside your pump and causes it to lock by preventing it from gaining any traction on the water to move it through your hot tub’s system.

What causes air lock in pipes?

The main cause of an air lock in pipes is when pockets of air are trapped by the flowing water, preventing the free flow of water. Also, cold water pipes have less pressure compared to the hot water pipes; as a result, it’s mainly hot water pipes that are affected by air locks.

How do I clear a clogged hot tub?

How to Remove Clogs from Jacuzzi Intake Valves Step 1 – Scrub the Mesh Covering the Valve. Locate the intake valve at the bottom of the tub. Step 2 – Fill Tub with Hot Water. Fill the tub with the hottest water possible. Step 3 – Add Cleaning Chemicals. Step 4 – Run the Jacuzzi. Step 5 – Drain the Tub. Step 6 – Repeat the Above Steps.

What does Fl mean on a hot tub display?

So let’s start at the top. Today’s post is about water flow trouble codes on your spa panel. These are usually presented as FL, FLO or FLOW on your display, although it may appear as LF (Low Flow) or PS (Pressure Switch).