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Sundance Sentry 724 leaking through wire sheath tube in

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Sundance Sentry 724 leaking through wire sheath tube in equipment bay.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
With further investigation, found the leaking stops when water level reaches top part of one of the jets. Inspected the jet, and the topmost of the 4 front screws slides in and out. The threads on the other 3 screws easily catch and tighten. The top screw never catches with threads.
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
It is more likely the screw mount in the housng is stripped rather than the screw. You can try one of the screws that work in that
position as a test.
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
It is more likely that you will have to replace the housing.
Any temporary fix (different screw, bending screw mount ) could result in future Leaks.
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
In the long run tvis usally best to replace the housing.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thank you. What is "tvis"?
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
Sorry " typo"
Should read "it is " usually best to replace the housing.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Forgive my lack of knowledge, but what is the "housing" part of the jet and how would I go about replacing it?
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
Just to make sure we are on the sane page is this the type assembly you have.
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
There are several types some have a back up housing . Others mount straight to the fiberglass
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
http://www.thespaworks.com/parts/sundance-spa-parts/sundance-spa-jets/sundance-spa-sunstorm-jet-assembly
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
it is a matter of redrilling by rotating the mounting plate.
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
I misread your original question as electrical bay and that is why I got involved . If it looks like we are not getting anywhere here I will opt out and turn it over to a pool guy.
Thanks for tour
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
The housing would be the part that does not show and the mounting screws would screw into it.
Expert:  Machinc replied 4 months ago.
From face plate side.

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