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Category: Pool and Spa
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Experience:  Licensed in Hydronics and Boilers
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My pump motor just burned up (capacitor on end of motor was

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Customer: ***** *****. My pump motor just burned up (capacitor on end of motor was smoking) and now the whole hot tub will not power up
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I took the pump motor off to replace a leaky shaft seal. I re-installed the motor. It started smoking then the whole hot tub powered down. I checked both breakers, and the fuses on the board. I have power going to the board but thats alll i can figure so far. Power is not going to the pumps or the display
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I checked both circuit breakers and verified that I have power going to the circuit board. It is a balboa board and the red light on the board is blinking quickly. I unplugged the suspect motor hoping the rest of the hot tub would power up but no such luck
Expert:  Billy replied 1 year ago.


is there a chance the wiring was confused when reinstalling?