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Hayward Pool Freeze Protection Switch

My freeze protection system is turning on, however, it is only 58 degrees outside?
Do these switches go bad?

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  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    Most likely the thermostat is malfunctioning. What type of thermostat is it, and where is it located? Charlie

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Yes their is a temp sensor or thermal bulb depending on the unit.

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Pro-Logic Pool Control Panel says freeze protection deactivated but I didn't turn it off. Expect 2-3 days below freezing and I have to get it back on to avoid damage to the pump. Please help


go into system setup activate freeze protection it will then ask you which features you want filter pump jet pumps make sure if you have water features and a autocover cover is open or those are not freeze protected

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Pump continues to run constantly after freeze protection was engaged. The temperature is now over 70 degrees F but the pump will not turn off unless you flip the override switch on the outside of the...


The freeze protection thermostat has gone bad.
To confirm this, disconnect wiring from freeze control.

Freeze control can be purchased separately.
Search: Intermatic Freeze Protector
For example, Smarthome:
http://www.smarthome.com/42697/Intermatic-PF1102M-240V-Freeze-Protection-Control-Timer-Mechanism/p.aspx

I am familiar with wiring for Intermatic pool controls.
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Intermatic PF 1102 digital timer with freeze control; Timer will switch from off to on to auto, but when switching to "on' the pump will not turn on. There is a "click" that indicates to...


The freeze control is wired parallel with timer, so both controls can turn Load ON-OFF.
So Load turns ON when either the freeze-control or the timer turns ON.
When both are ON, then Load will be ON.
Freeze control can be ON and timer OFF and Load is ON
Freeze control can be OFF and timer ON and Load is ON.
Only when both Freeze control and timer are OFF, will Load be OFF.

If pump is not turning ON below 32 (or the protection set point), then freeze control thermostat is suspect.
But you need to check if pump turns ON when timer turns ON.
If pump operates with timer, then freeze control is main suspect, unless there is a loose wire.
Open box and check for loose and burned connections.
If pump does not operate with either timer or freeze control, then check for loose wires and also check your circuit breaker and check that pump is operable.

To find replacement freeze control, Google search: Intermatic freeze protection thermostat

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Freeze protection interrupts spa operation in cold weather


the filter pump is used for other features during spa use disable the freeze protection but turn back on after using spa

Jan 01, 2010 | Jandy Aqualink - Rs24 One Touch Pool / Spa...

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It is a Total Hayward System. The thermostat and, control box, freeze protection unit is located in my back yard behind a fence. When you say the thermostat is probably malfunctioning, do you mean the...


It is hard to say with very little information in your problem. But if your having problems with a temp control of any kind and things run but not at the right time the first place to look is your temp sensor. this is a cilinder usually copper or stanless steel about half the size of a ciggeret and a little smaller around with two wires coming out of the end of it. If it reads water it will be inside a pipe and you just have to follow the wires. If it is a air sensor it will probally be just below the control box and ether hanging free or mounted to the wall, but it should be in the shade. If this is on a heater it will be found inside the unit usually on the main water header.

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Usig/overriding freeze protection on a pol/spa filtering system


Any entry into SERVICE mode from the outside panel will override a freeze protect. Be sure to put it back to AUTO in order to resume freeze.

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Understanding how to use spa with freeze protection on


freeze protection will always be on. when you're done using the spa just push the heater/spa button. it will turn off. when ever the air temp drops below 37-39 degrees the air sensor will tell the system the it's getting cold and it will kick on the pump. you can change the it under settings menu if you want other pumps to come besides the filter pump

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