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  1. I am stumped. I have water leaking at the top of my hot tub frame and I cannot figure out where it would be coming from. There are no hoses in this area and the wet frame is above the water level of the tub. In the last photo you can see a black spot on the top piece of the frame then the water runs down the cross brace and soaks that end of the brace. There doesn’t appear to be any wetness at the top on the other three sides of the tub. Anyone seen anything like this before?
  2. Hi I am seeking help repairing an old hot tub in Wylie TX and having trouble finding anyone. Pump works, but leaks(may need replacing). Older heater leaking at the output end(may need replacing). Brad
  3. Hi I’m new to this forum but hopeful of some sound advice if possible please. I have a 2002 HotSpring Sovereign that has developed a leak. I’ve spent some time investigating it myself as far as I can and have discovered that: The leak is coming from behind the back wall of the equipment bay and making its way into the bay from around the large black (vent?) pipe close below it. I've attached a photo to clarify. This is the area where the Heater OUT pipe goes through the back wall, just to the left of where the Ozone generator is located. With just the Circ pump running,
  4. I’ve got a 2004 Hot Springs Jetsetter that has been relatively trouble free until recently. Last month, a few days after water changeout, the level had dropped about 9 inches and I saw water leaking from below the spa in the back right corner in the vicinity of the motomassage. There was no water in the equipment compartment, so I scheduled a visit from a Hot Springs tech thinking it might be a quick diagnostic/ fix. No such luck. He came out, told me I had a leak and would have to drain the spa, move it away from the house, refill it, reheat it, and have him return. I drained, mov
  5. I have a Leisure Bay G2 spa, and I've noticed some water leaking from the base when I power on the pumps. It comes from a specific spot so today I opened it up and here is what I found (see annotated pic and video). While the 2-speed motor is running, I can see a drip-leak coming from the pvc junction above the wet-end. Additionally, there is a drip-leak from the wet-end itself, but I think this is likely from drip above flowing down the wet-end and dripping underneath it. I replaced this pulp in early 2018 and the new wet-end came with it so I'd be surprised if the wet-end itself was lea
  6. Hi! I was wondering if someone could help me. My hot tub is 6 months old. I am having a few problems with it. It won’t heat up and when I have checked the manufacture instruction it says the filter may need to be replaced and will show an error message. However, the filter isn’t too bad and the error message is ‘SH’ or ‘5H’, which isn’t the error message for a filter replacement. I have also noticed that when I take off the cap to the air valve used to inflate the hot tub there is water pouring out of it. I have emptied the hot tub completely to see if there are any noticeable p
  7. I have a very old (20+) years Garden Leisure spa. It's circular and only seats four people at the most. I recently replaced the GFCI plug receptacle successfully, but upon filing, there is a small leak from the pipe connection just before the valve. The water drips off the bottom of the valve, but is in fact coming from the pipe connection to it. See photos. I'm not sure what valve this is, as we no longer have the manual and information online is impossible to find, but it appears to be a gate valve. There's only one pump. Is there an easy way to patch this leak without replacing the valve? I
  8. Hello, I recently purchased a Dream maker Cabana suite 3500L. At first I loved it, but now 4 months in I am having a couple of issues. First, the jets and waterfall seem to be pulsating and you can hear the pump pulsating. I thought maybe a dirty filter or something was the problem, I ended up draining the whole tub, cleaning it, and refilling it. Problem came back. Second issue is, I have noticed that I am losing an inch of water in less than a week with very light use of 1 person. Something seems very odd to me for this tub being only a few months old; hoping for some thoughts. Thank you.
  9. My hot tub heater is leaking on one side of it on both pipes. What would anyone suggest to seal it or fix it. Do I need a new heater?
  10. I have the above hot tub and it's leaking quite badly. We've had the heater replaced and the pump is slightly leaking but not enough to explain the loss of water. We have Tri-X filters and I'm wondering: if the screw top which fixes them in place is not screwed in at all, would this would explain the leak or if the filters are damaged in any way whether the water would leak out I look forward to any thoughts. Best wishes
  11. Hi, I have a 2001 Hot Springs Vanguard. Over the last couple of years I have managed to find and fix a couple of leaks. Now it has another very big/fast leak. I initially guessed that it was likely the infamous bleed nipple. But the leak appears to stop with a fair amount of water still in the moto massage "buckets." The leak appears to stop with the water below the lowest hydromassage jet on the right side. (See video link below.) I know this doesn't necessarily mean anything, but the water also appears to come out from under the hot tub most heavily under that spot. B
  12. My outdoor spa/hot tub started leaking two winters ago so I took it out-of-service, and had the local dealer out to look at it this Spring. They charged me $120 for a visit, spotted an obvious leak, then told me they no longer service spas. 8^( The good news is that apart from the obvious leak, and a few top-side parts that should be replaced (easy fixes), the controls, heater and pumps all seemed to work properly. Not bad for a tub that’s got to be 12-15 years old. So I gave up on it and tried to give it away this summer. No luck. Two potential takers both backed out afte
  13. I had a leak in the AquaFlo XP2 pump in my Morgan Oceanside Spa. The leak was between motor and the wet end. I ordered a seal kit from amazon and received it yesterday. I closed the slice valves and started to remove the pump, but a significant amount of water started draining and did not stop promptly, like the valves didn't close. So I drained the tub, removed motor and wet end, and separated the two. I found a great video on youtube from Spa Superman describing this process. The motor and pump are relatively new; only 2-3 years old, so everything came apart easily. The impeller was a little
  14. Hello, I have a Tiger River Caspian (2005), 230 volt, 50 amp. It developed a slow leak (5-7 days) that would drop the water level to about the bottom of the filter compartment intake. It was hard to identify the leak from the equipment compartment so we had a guy out who replaced all the check valves. Leak continued, so he replaced the Ozonator and the Heater. The leak was solved temporarily but from that time forward the heater GFCI would trip pretty often, which he just said to live with (I notice this seems to happen every time I top off the spa now). Within the year, the leak cam
  15. I have a 2004 Tiger River Bengal. My Smart Jet Diverter Valve was leaking from top and I had water dripping from large white pipes under tub shell behind control panel. I replaced diverter valve and o-rings. Works great. Problem now is that water is still dripping from large white pipes under tub shell when the diverter valve is in 9 o'clock and 12 o'clock positions and pump is running. Tub does not leak unless pumps are running. The water drips down from pipes in pump compartment as well as drips out of right corner of exterior casing(tub is on concrete slab with slight pitch to right). The l
  16. Hi, i have a cracked valve that I need to repair (photo). Is there a way to separate these joints to get the valve out? Thanks, George
  17. Hello, when I bought my house 6months ago, it came with a Hot Springs Highlife portable spa which seemed to have not been used in ages. However, we were able to clean it to hygienic standards on the outside, then filled it up and to our surprise, the jets are working and the heater is working also. So, very happy and very surprised. We did a tube clean treatment for 24 hours, let it drain, and filled it up again. All looks good except that there is a leak in the pipe that pumps the water away from the pump. You can see that it already has been repaired in the past and the leak is only active w
  18. I have the same Problem going on in the same spa, Who can help me? It has been 2 years since Mike left his reply... It's a Tiger River "Bengal" series and it leaking from the Right front corner "Right of control panel" of the spa from the bottom right corner and coming from a screen. I looked in the front panel and everything is dry as well as the right side panel. I also took off the corner trim and dry in there. I used a mirror to look under the corner and water appears to be coming from a little white tube about 1/2 inch in diameter from under the screen.. this model id from around 200
  19. I have the same Problem going on in the same spa, Who can help me? It has been 2 years since Mike left his reply... It's a Tiger River "Bengal" series and it leaking from the Right front corner "Right of control panel" of the spa from the bottom right corner and coming from a screen. I looked in the front panel and everything is dry as well as the right side panel. I also took off the corner trim and dry in there. I used a mirror to look under the corner and water appears to be coming from a little white tube about 1/2 inch in diameter from under the screen.. this model id from around 200
  20. I have a 2007 Hot Springs Vanguard spa that has a slow leak in the back right hand corner of the spa. I suspect it's in the Moto-Massage jet because it stops leaking when the water level gets just below that point. My question is, can the outside panels be removed in order to repair it. There are no screws and I don't see any staples even though I have read that they are held in place with staples. Do the panels just pry off? Thank you for any assistance you can provide.
  21. Okay guys, I seek your expertise! I just bought this master spa 66t9 the other day. It has been sitting for over a year. Some of the jets seem clogged but all functional. I want it to be as close to perfect as possible. Under the control panel there is this hose that appears it broke off from somewhere but I cant seem to find where it is suppose to be hooked. It doesnt leak water or anything since it is the same hose that is wrapped up and ziptied, and covered in the foam in the left side of the picture! Any ideas to where this tube should go or connect to? Please help me! lol. I'm a spa newb
  22. Hi I have an old (1995!) Cal Spa Supra model PS5. I'm replacing a 5 port 1.5" valve (https://spacare.com/CalSpafiveWayVerticalValvePLU21100090.aspx) for the air channel/rejuvenetor seat/floor and wall jets, since the old one is cracked and slowly leaking water. There is also a much bigger leak in one of the hoses (to the wall jets maybe?) coming from the valve, too. Do I only need to fix the leaks, or should I worry about water in this valve and in the air hose line? No water in hose where the blower is attached.
  23. Hi, i'm the owner of an Artesian Spa. Serie Island spa, model Grand Cayman. Bought in th 2010 I noticed a few weeks ago a leak in my spa. The concrete around the spa is always wet and I found that i'm losing about 1/2 inch by 3 days. I started to try finding the leak. My last test was this one : - I emptied completely the spa - let it dry for 1 week (everything was now dry around the spa) - fill it up with only 1 foot of water (just to have water above all the holes (jets, pump intake, pump outake, etc.) in the foots area - let it sit for 24 hours (i did
  24. Hi, i'm the owner of an Artesian Spa. Serie Island spa, model Grand Cayman. I noticed a few weeks ago a leak in my spa. The concrete around the spa is always wet and I found that i'm losing about 1/2 inch by 3 days. I started to try finding the leak. My last test was this one : - I emptied completely the spa
  25. I am a newbie to this forum AND a first time hot tub owner. Recently bought a house that included a HotSpring Jetsetter. Prior owner signed a paper that said it was in fine working order - but it was not (but that is not the issue!). Actually it is in spectacularly good condition (the prior owners were fuss-buckets), and while I don't know the year exactly - it is pre-2005 because in 2006 Watkins changed the dimensions and ours is the smaller pre-2005 size. The problem is that it is leaking, badly (like 3 inches a day). I have traced the leak to the bottom drain since it will drain comple
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