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My Hayward hot tub is showing a code of AO - I'm in the Houston area and have been told on the phone I need a whole new hot tub ( just put it in a couple years ago) It did not flood in my back yeard, but got over 30 inches of rain. Can you give me some advice?

Contractor's Assistant: Who manufactured the hot tub?

Hayward

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

Hayward - no on me doing the work.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Pool and Spa
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Pool and Spa Expert: David Bowden, Pool and Spa Certified replied 9 months ago
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N​ot sure why they told you to replace you're spa, must have been trying to sell you a new one? Anyway the AO error code is for the auxiliary components overheating. This may be due to pumps collecting water internally. With 30" of rain even if they didn't get wet the amount of moisture in the air may have made them sweat. You might try disconnecting the secondary pump and see if the error goes away, if so that will narrow down where the problem is and you can have a local service provider make the necessary repairs.

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