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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You have 220v running into your motor, the red and the plack are in most cases the same 110v line and what your calling a white netural is a common line. In other words the second half of your 220v line. If your red and black are the two opposing 110v lines that make up your 220v and they are put on the motor and turned on they short aginst each other and blow the breaker. One of your 220v lines should come into your hi -low switch and then split to your high and low on the pump. The other half of your 220v line will go to the common or what your calling nuteral. The difference is a netural completes a 110v circut and a common completes the 220v circut it will take to run the motor. One of the splits will complete the low speed circut and the other will complete the high speed circut. You need to check your voltage comming into the spa, the way the spa is wired (110v-220v), and how the motor is wired (110v-220v). For your spa this will be in your owners manuel or on a scematic inside a panel or door and is quite often a plug you change from one spot to another. On your motor will have a scematic on the back of the motor that will tell you haw to adjust the wireing already in place on the wire board of the motor. This may sound deep but if all your voltages are set the same and your high and low are the same leg of power, this should fix your problem.
Posted on Oct 31, 2009
check to see that the flow switch is working properly, it may not have enough flow on low speed to allow the heater to turn on. Make sure your filter/s is/are clean. If you have a pressure switch instead of a flow switch, it may need to be adjusted or replaced.
Posted on Feb 09, 2010
Hmm, that's an odd one. It could be either a fault with the PCB or the pump.
The first thing to check is the voltage to the twin speed pump. If that's ok the motor is probably the cause of the fault.
As always, with anything electrical you need to be very careful with what you're doing and if you're unsure seek professional help.
Posted on Apr 17, 2010
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Aug 30, 2010
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It sounds like you have the possibility of a couple of things going wrong here. It could easily be a board issue based upon what you are saying. However, it could also be a pump issue because you are having limited success with filing the tub up half way. The best suggestion is to have a spa technician come out to assist you in determining what exactly is going wrong here.
You really have not provided enough details on the problem to help you diagnose exactly what is going on here.
Posted on Sep 21, 2011
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