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My Hot Springs spa is making a strange noise

We haven't used it recently and I probably need to clean the filters but it is hard to do that when it is too cold to be outside spraying the hose on the filters. What should I do? Do I need to call a repairman?

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Atleast clean the filters the best you can in the sink, where is the noise coming from? JJ

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