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Ihave a 1.5 hp pentair pump lf i push the vacume button i

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Ihave a 1.5 hp pentair pump lf i push the vacume button i hear a click if i turn on my slow phase it works on slow speed
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: about 1 week
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: iwill try
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Iam going to get a hot tubkit my tubis leaking its about 15 yrs old
JA: Who manufactured the hot tub?
Customer: me
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Cole replied 9 months ago.

Hi there, I'm Cole. I see your asking about spas and I think I can help as I have over ten years of experience in this field.

Expert:  Cole replied 9 months ago.

Do you have access to a multi-meter or voltage tester?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
my pump is connected to a timer with a vacume switch when i push the button i can hear a click with a short buze itsounds like the switch is working i have a tester plus a separate voltage tester
Expert:  Cole replied 9 months ago.

So is this pump 120 volt or 220 volt.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Cole replied 9 months ago.

Sounds good. so this is an older tub with an air switch/button that controls the pump? also do you have year/make/model?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
allied as-tc 94 installed 2006
Expert:  Cole replied 9 months ago.

Alright i will contact some people i know who actually built that unit. i will let you know when i have some new information. thanks for your patience.

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