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Dear Sir, I have a 240 VAC 60 amp Spa GFCI panel, I believe it is a 4 pole The part FH-20J-4 is not working unless the spring load breaker is manualy held down. Where can i purchase this specific part as i can not even find it on your websight and it is only a few years old. Todd

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Today is july 15, 2011. i just came across this problem today. i have a connecticut electric spa disconnect panel and the part fh-20j-4 went bad too. it was about 3 years old. the spring loaded breaker would not retract automatically like it is supposed to do. i had been doing work in my home which required me to shut off the main power a few times. the last time i shut it off, my spa didn't come back on once power was restored. i didn't find out until later that evening when i wanted to get in my tub. i checked it out the next morning cause i've had problems with the panel resetting a few times before after a power ottage. this time it would only work if i held in the spring loaded breaker. i called connecticut electric at 1-1866-822-0453 and told them about the problem and gave them the part number. the person took my contact information and told me she would send me the part free of charge. try calling them. the number listed above is to their indiana office. hope this helps.

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  • julia Oct 03, 2011

    I have the same problem...it is really hard to find. If anyone knows of a replacement part with a different brand, I would appreciate it as it sounds like this may be a faulty part. Thanks for the information. I will call them!!!

  • Don Johnson Dec 25, 2012

    Same here, it's Christmas Eve, 25 degrees, and the FH-20J-4 contactor is faulty, which I discovered after pulling off the front spa panel and checking the fuses. I cannot find this part on line. Connecticut Electric does not list this part and their number has changed to 800-730-2557. I will call them after Christmas, hopefully I have no freezing pipe damage. Don

  • alistairA Dec 14, 2014

    Took mine apart. It was full of dead spiders. Beats me how they got in there.

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