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I'm am k Corley I bought 6' round hot tub in 2016 and now

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hello i'm am gary k Corley I bought 6' round hot tub in 2016 and now when we turn the heater on it blows the breaker on the plug in
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: a cuple of weeks
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: that depends on cost and need to know to fix it
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: what could be causing the poblem
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

Hello… my name is ***** ***** I am very knowledgeable in this subject to help answer your question, would you like my expert advice today?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
please tell me what I need to do or what the problem is
Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

please give me a few moments to type my response which will appear shortly.

Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

from reading your post it sounds like the heating element has shorted out, which would cause the breakers to immediately trip.

Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

if the breakers didn't trip there is a good chance of electrocution

Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

if you have electrical testing equipment, you can check to see if the element has the correct voltage

Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

If you do not have testing equipment, it may become necessary for you to contact a qualified local service provider, who has the proper testing equipment and can perform much more detailed onsite troubleshooting, after which they can discuss the best cost worthy solutions with you.

Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  David Bowden replied 2 months ago.

Greetings… Just following up to see if you were still needing some help answering your question?

Thanks,

Dave