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I have a Hayward Heat Pro heat pump pool- I runs an hour to

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I have a Hayward Heat...
I have a Hayward Heat Pro heat pump for my pool- I runs for around an hour to an hour an a half (produces heat ok) then blows the breaker back at the panel- breaker will not reset for around 10 min or so- then resets and I can start the unit back up again
and it repeats the cycle
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If the main breaker is blowing do you have a clamp on amp meter to check your current draw. If not can you check the connections at the main breaker see if one is loose you may just have a bad connection there causing the over current draw. Let me know and we can go from there.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I will check the wiring- it will be later tonight before I can respond 1-2 hours
Pool and Spa Expert: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 2 years ago

Yes no problem I am around all night after 7pm and on from now and then for the most part!

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Checked wiring for tightness on the breaker-- all ok
Pool and Spa Expert: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 2 years ago

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Pool and Spa Expert: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 2 years ago

Can you get a clamp on amp meter to check the current draw...you may just have a bad breaker, I would maybe change that out just to try as that could be the whole issue.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
After checking the connection on the breaker which felt tight I really torqued the screws down- still running after 12 hours
Pool and Spa Expert: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 2 years ago

Yep I think it is just a breaker issue, you may want to change it out anyway...sounds good though!

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