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170 error, about 3 years and no, depends on complexity of

Customer Question

170 error
JA: How old is the appliance? Have you gotten error messages before?
Customer: about 3 years and no
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: depends on complexity of issue
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Handyman Matt replied 2 months ago.

All I see is "170 error'. What are we trying to work on?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Jandy pool equipment
Expert:  Handyman Matt replied 2 months ago.

A Jandy error code 170 is typically caused by low AC voltage from back board. Check the transformer with a multimeter if you can and check the back board for any obvious damage. We usually end up replacing the back board with this code.

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