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Cal spa no jets or heater...

240v spa... temperature display is on and light works...clicking noise when I press the jet button..... all three fuses are good...replace both relays.... transformer has power on the black wire but no power on either yellow wire... could the transformer be the problem?????

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It will be hard to pinpoint the problem as it could be something wrong in the control box or it could be a bad pump. The best way to tell maybe would be to unplug the pump cord from the control box and see if you can still hear a clicking noise in the main control box when you turn on the pump button with it unplugged. If you can still hear a noise with the pump unplugged, then it is most likely a bad relay or circuit board. If there is no noise, try plugging in the pump again and if the noises start up again, then it is probably a bad pump. So give this test a try to see if it will help you determione the problem.

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