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What does f2 mean on hot tub?

Last Updated: 13th April, 2021

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The F2 error code is usually from a balboa power pack system and normally is referring to a flow issue in your hot tub. There are a few things you can look for when trouble shooting an F2 error code on your hot tub.

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Similarly one may ask, what does e2 mean on hot tub?

Spa Error Codes – The Big List

CODE ERROR CODE DESCRIPTION
E1 Open circuit temperature sensor
E2 Short circuit high limit sensor
E3 Open circuit high limit sensor
E4 Short circuit/closed pressure/flow switch

what does f8 mean on a hot tub? Filtration cycles - the spa filters every 12 hours. F2 - F8 - how many hours the spa filters per cycle (ie. F2 = spa filters for 2 hours every 12 hours)

Secondly, what does f4 mean on a hot tub?

Spa Side Error Codes

OH Overheat Protection (Heater is deactivated, pumps low speed is activated).
SN Flow Switch (heater is deactivated. Pump may also be deactivated).
F2 Panel sensors have been pressed too many times in a short period of time.
F4 Circuit Board temperature has exceeded acceptable limit.

What does f3 mean on a hot tub?

1) Hot Tub Error Codes (Alphabetical)

* * * (3 flashing dots under temp display) Flow/Pressure switch either Open or Closed Circuit
SnS Sensors out of balance. If display shows only this message (blinking) spa is shut down
SnT Temp sensor circuit open or faulty
SP-BR breaker setting to low
SP-F1,F2 or F3 Fuse 1, 2 or blown

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How do I reset my hot tub control panel?

How to Reset a Spa Heater
  1. Locate the spa's high-limit reset. This is a red button found on many spa packs.
  2. Press the high-limit reset button.
  3. Turn on your spa and observe its operation.
  4. Flip the breaker panel switch on or press the reset button on the GFCI outlet to restore power.

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How far should a hot tub be from the house?

Having your hot tub right next to the wall of your home is probably too close. The steam that comes from the water may seep into windows and water splashed from the tub may cause a slippery walkway. A few feet away from your home and a few feet away from your walkway is typically the ideal combination.

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Why is my hot tub deflating?

According to the manufacturer, a Lay-Z Spa hot tub might deflate for one of two reasons – either the air valve is loose, or the spa is torn or punctured. If you just installed the hot tub, and it keeps deflating for no clear reason, check if the air valve is leaking by applying soapy water to the valve.

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What does f1 mean on a hot tub?

On page 29 it shows that "F1" indicates the spa is running the factory default 1 hour filtration cycle. It indicates this should run one 30-minute cycle every 12 hours. If your spa is set to the F1 filtration option, and is activating more than once every 12 hours, there may be an issue with it's controls/brain.

Dmytro Pickert

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What does PR mean on Balboa hot tub?

dr = Inadequate water detected in heater. dry = Inadequate water detected in heater. (Displays on third occurrence of "dr" message). Spa is shut down. Pr = When spa is first actuated, it will go into Priming Mode.

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What does HR mean on a hot tub?

HR error code on hot tub. If you are seeing an HR code on your hot tub it means there is a hardware error on the motherboard that is not repairable. Try to reset the breaker but if that doesn't work the pack will need to be replaced.

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What does IC mean on hot tub?

'IC' error message. When filling* your hot tub in cold conditions a warning message 'IC' or 'ICE' may appear. This is to inform you that the water temperature is below 7.2°C (45°F) and open to the risk of freezing.

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How do you turn the temperature up on a Balboa hot tub?

To change the set temperature, press a temperature button again before the display stops flashing. Each press of “Warm” or “Cool” will adjust the set temperature. After three seconds, the display will stop flashing and begin to display the current spa temperature.

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Why wont my hot tub heat up?

Low flow in your spa or hot tub is most commonly associated with a dirty spa filter. If your spa heater won't heat, remove and clean the filter(s) rule out a pressure or flow rate problem. Low water level, a clogged pump impeller, closed valves, clogged pipes or blocked spa drain covers can also cause flow issues.

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What does OH mean on hot tub display?

OH, OHH or OHS (overheat) all mean that a temperature sensor has detected unsafe water temperatures of 108° – 118° F, and your spa is in an emergency cool down mode. The heater is shut off, and the circulation pumps and blower are turned on to help dissipate heat.