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Pool-spa control problem

I have a air operated pool-spa control Model rc2163 intermatic. Have a pool with spa buid in to the pool with overflow. If i need to turn the spa on i just step on the nob next to in and it goes on or off. My problem is, lately the spa turns on it self and just keeps going till i turn it off. It is so random, like once or twice a week. Besides that all is working fine.
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You will probally have to replace the air tube that runs from the spa to the equiptment. With time you will build up condensation in the tube and that will cause the problem you describe.

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