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My MAAX Elite Hot TUB was in Hurricane Harvey And 3 inches…

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My MAAX Elite Hot TUB was in Hurricane Harvey And 3 inches of water got in bottom of case. Already know power pack got wet 2 inches up when I opened up power pack case. Will water hurt pumps also? Power was off as lost electricity prior to flooding. Under case had 3 inches water maybe. Have ordered power pack and heater. Should I order two pumps also?

Contractor's Assistant: Who manufactured the hot tub?

MAAX Elite 8000

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Will have a Technician install parts

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

That about covers it. I totally drained then cleaned tub, but when I tried to turn GFCI Breaker on it would NOT Stay on. MAAX technician said must be power pack and asked me to open case and check. It showed rusted connections 2 inches from bottom of case. Above that all looked good.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Pool and Spa
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Hello, water will not hurt the pumps as long as you let them dry out completely before trying to start the spa again, give it a week of dry weather, that will do it.

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