Question about Dream Maker Spas Pool & Spa

Open Question

What does the code F3 mean on topside control panel (mini Balboa)?

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

SOURCE: it has an f3 code on it what ledoes it mean

F3 means fault code number 3, I think this is Power Supply, or Magnetron.

Posted on Feb 09, 2010

Ad
Ian  Hot Tub
  • 77 Answers

SOURCE: Dream Maker spa - does my dream maker spa 4 person

Depending upon the age, the Dream Maker has a digital thermostat which is easy to change but to be honest I don't think that is the cause of your problem.

Check the keypad connection on the PCB (circuit board).

t could be either the keypad or PCB at fault and withou trying one or the other you'll not be able to determine the problem. My advise would be for you to contact your local parts supplier and ask them whether or not they can supply you a keypad to try with the option to send it back for a refund if it doesn't cure the problem.

A keypad can be trial fitted to the PCB, just unplug the old one, plug the new one in and turn on the power. There's no need to install the keypad to the spa, therefore you wont damage it in anyway.

If the keypad doesn't cure the problem, change the PCB.

Regards,
Ian.
http://hottub.synthasite.com

Posted on Apr 01, 2010

Ian  Hot Tub
  • 77 Answers

SOURCE: I have a catalina spa with BALBOA CONTROL PANEL

Where are you from?

If you live in the UK give me a call/email as I have worked on lots of Catalina Spas over the years.
http://hottub.synthasite.com

Regards,
Ian.

Posted on Apr 01, 2010

Coastsider
  • 331 Answers

SOURCE: We have a Great Lakes spa with a Balboa control

Contact Balboa's Customer support department directly at 800-645-3201, follow the prompts to customer tech support (or press 0 and ask for customer support). You will need to be at the spa, control panel open and ready to read off the chip number, and you will need to be proficient with a test meter (AC voltage). The SN error is related to a bad sensor(s), but can also indicate a failed board. An incorrect sensor set will also create this problem, so confirm you used the exact or compatible replacement. If the SN code issue is no longer a problem, but the spa is still not heating, look and see if the heater led is on. If it is, you likely have some burned relays on the board, which can be replaced cheaper than replacing the board. If you need more help, email me at info@coastsideservices.com

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

  • 111 Answers

SOURCE: Balboa Hot Tub (topside) control panel.

Hold temperature UP & DOWN together for 6 seconds.
or
Balboa 7 button controls, both buttons to the left of the display screen & down temperature.

Posted on Jun 17, 2012

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What does error code 00f mean ?


is the recirculation pump working or are filters clean that sounds like a no flow issue

May 17, 2014 | Balboa Instruments Pool & Spa

1 Answer

How do you turn a balboa spa on?


FYI...
Balboa does not make spas, just control systems.
but that is enough info to begin a troubleshoot process...
  • do you have anything displaying on topside control panel?
  • Fault codes?
  • When you say no power after connection to circuit what do you mean exactly?
  • Have you checked for burned system fuse?

May 04, 2014 | AO Smith Pool & Spa

1 Answer

Do I have the correct controller for my Hot Tub? I have a Jacuzzi Lexus L.C. with a Balboa F1089R1A processor. I ordered a topside control panel online and received a Balboa VL701S but nothing is working...


Curios, why did you order another control panel? I need some history, when it worked, how it failed, any other information like if it was moved or rewired for power...etc.

Nov 13, 2013 | Jacuzzi Home

1 Answer

I have a Balboa control board system (M2000 Programming and VL700S topside controller). I had to have the main board replaced recently because it blew up. Since then, the two speed pump is only one...


It sounds like it is 120/240 volt and that one of the lines is not working. Try turning off the breaker and turning it on again. You may have to use a tester to see where the fault is.

Sep 23, 2013 | Balboa Instruments Duplex Digital Panel 2...

1 Answer

Balboa VL700S control panel jets 1 not working


Your problem is going to be in the circuit board in the spa control box under the skirt.
You have a bad relay.
Rod
US Parts Center

Jun 25, 2013 | Pool & Spa

1 Answer

Marquis Hot Tub, Instrument Panels (Balboa Instruments main and side auxillary) do not display the LED read out. Replaced main control panel twice, replaced 250 W. 3/10 fuse.


The topside controls aren't fused so the fuses wont be the cause.

It can only be either the PCB, the topside controls, or a bad connection at fault. Check that they are plugged in correctly, make sure that the PCB is configured correctly for your topside controls.

It's rare for both the main and auxilary topside controls to fail. You can try plugging in another main topside control without fully installing it... at least you can then return it (ask whether or not return are accepted, I don't personally accept any returns if parts are specially ordered) if it doesn't cure the problem.

Regards,
Ian.
http://hottub.synthasite.com

May 09, 2010 | Balboa Instruments Duplex Digital Panel 2...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Pool & Spa Logo

Related Topics:

170 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dream Maker Spas Pool & Spa Experts

john h

Level 3 Expert

15139 Answers

Craig Butler
Craig Butler

Level 3 Expert

1723 Answers

wadingriver
wadingriver

Level 3 Expert

2095 Answers

Are you a Dream Maker Spas Pool and Spa Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...