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The initial start up with the master spa primed well and heated

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the initial start up with the master spa primed well and heated to 105 I set the temperature to low but the pump continues to run after the 60 minute default expires. Is that normal can't the hold time be extended for 8 hrs so
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Poolservice123 replied 5 months ago.
Have you checked the schedule for the filtration cycle on the spa? The pump will run longer than the default if it is in heating mode, jets on for use (usually 15 - 20 minute) or a scheduled time that has been set. If you use the spa and the jets run for 20 minute, but the tub is 110Volt, it may run longer in the low speed to re-heat the tub to the set point.

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