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Coast spa 3 dots. checked continuity across pressure switch

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coast spa 3 dots. checked continuity across pressure switch shows open. pump one will not turn on it tries then shuts of
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Customer: hello
JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?
Customer: coast spa 3 dots. checked continuity across pressure switch shows open. pump one will not turn on it tries then shuts off. tried removing filter and by passing pressure switch
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: hopfully
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Fix my Pool and Spa replied 1 year ago.

The three dots is a watchdog error code due to no flow of water. The pump in question is the issue. If the pump is not coming on but it has proper voltage (220) to the back of the motor then the pump motor is bad and you need to replace it. Once you replace the motor you should be fine.

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