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I was fixing a leak, water was gushing all over the motor/

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I was fixing a leak , water was gushing all over the motor/ heater area
Now , the breaker won't re set
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Billy replied 1 year ago.

hello, sorry to hear of the issue.

How long ago was the motor exposed to the water?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
3-4 hours ago
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was running fine , pipe burst, unit shut down, now the breaker won't reset
Expert:  Billy replied 1 year ago.

you probably still have water in the windings. If the waterhit direct on motor it may be a day or 2 before it can reset....and that is giving it the situation to dry out.

Please keep in mind also that if the water hit any circuitry, that part is to be replaced.

Can you leave a temp heat source near motor?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
We're done, can't afford any more expenses
Expert:  Billy replied 1 year ago.

there is no charge for multiple questions...but if you are all set just rate service and I will close

Billy

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