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My hot tub shuts off when i turn the gh jets on?

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my hot tub shuts off when i turn the high jets on?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Fix my Pool and Spa replied 1 year ago.

If you only have a one pump spa then you either have a bad pump in high speed or more likely a weak breaker for the spa. When you change from low speed to high speed the electrical draw from the pump increases a lot so if you have a weak breaker then it will trip. I have also seen high speed in a pump cause a dead short and trip breaker but it is cheaper to replace the breaker then test to see if the spa still trips off before you resort to replacing the pump.