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The tub was working good and now I cant get the water to heat above 78 or 80 degrees for a week now. It has been 30 degrees at night here so I believe it would be alot colder if the heater wasnt working. The only code I get is CLFL and I assume that means clean filter but I dont know how to reset that either.
One lead on each output across them = 240 volts
Each one to nuetral separately = 120 volts
Let me work on this picture again. I emailed it from my phone to my computer then saved it as a photo in my computer, not sure why you cant open it.
I dont have a clamp meter but I switched the setting over to amperage and it says its drawing between 13.5 -13.9 amps across the two legs. I also put a jumper in the pressure switch and disconnected the circulating pump. It did not get very hot but was warm to the touch after one minute without water running through the heater.
I jumped out the pressure switch and unplugged the circulating pump and let the heater heat for about 3 minutes. There was 240 volts across the two legs but the heater never really got more than warm to the touch.
I thought I read somewhere else that the heat element is like a light bulb it either works or it dont?
Assuming this is the heat element are these common parts? Can I most likely find one tomorrow at one of the local spa places or is this something particular to this unit and something I would have to get ordered?
Roughly how much is a heat element?
Ok thank you I will take the element out tomorrow and try and find one around town. If I have an option do I want the 4kw or the 5.5kw version?