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My hot tub reset lights turn on when gh temp setting is

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Customer: My hot tub reset lights turn on when high temp setting is reached. The temp cools down, but the hot tub keeps running. Eventually, days the temp will get down to 70. If turn all off and wait until the temp is low 70 or below then the heater will again re-heat until it reaches the limit (say 102), the resets again.
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Customer: Appolo hot tub
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Billy replied 11 months ago.

hello,

when you say "resets"....does that mean the unit is tripping on limit.....or code OH?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Not turning off, the three little warning lights flash. No codes. Then it maintains heat 90 degrees or a little less. When I turn it off and let the temp get down to 70, when turned back on it works fine until the temp gets back up to 103. Sometimes it holds there for awhile but eventually repeats the pattern
Expert:  Billy replied 11 months ago.

thank you,

do have a meter that we could ohm out the temp sensor?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Billy replied 11 months ago.

Excellent....what I need is the actual water temp at sensor when ohmed..and the resistance reading. I can then determine to eliminate as suspect or replace.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok, temp is 79, however ohlm meter maxes out regardless of x multiplier. I testing the tube sensor that I should on top of the water heater tube. There is another sesor that looks like a switch. It has no movement on the meter so obviously is off
Expert:  Billy replied 11 months ago.

the reading ta 79f should 27,000-28,000. If not in that range replace the sensor. The switch is closed or open switch...once overtemp it simply opens and turns everything off.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok, I'll do that and let you know if t h at works
Expert:  Billy replied 11 months ago.

just respond back when ready. Do not reply until then or the system forces a response from my end

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I installed a new tube sensor and I still get the three lights to come on after max temp is reached. This time I set it to 100. This morning the temperature was 90. I shut it down. Anymore ideas.

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