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I have a coleman spa about 4 years old that is leaking, should this be repaired by a plumber or would it take a spa repair person. it is a 6 to 7 person tub coleman horizion

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This has to do with where the water is coming from.
1. wall fittitng. just remove it, reseal and replace
2. pump leaking, usually means shaft seal.
3. plumbing fitting. usually just replace the fitting.
4. fiberglass cracked. get a boat repair man and have him fix it. these guys are usually pretty good.
David

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I'm Harvey the master Plumber.

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