FOR SPAS EQUlPPED WITH SYSTEMS:
Your spa is required by law to have a ground fault interrupter (GFCI) installed in the electric wiring circuit supplying electricity to your spa. GFCI devices are very sensitive components that if installed incorrectly, can nuisance trip and turn your spa off.
To minimize the chance of nuisance tripping, insist that your Licensed Electrician test your installation with a Megohm tester or a dielectric tester before completing the installation. This will greatly reduce the chance of a problem with your spa.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD A SPA EVER
BE OPERATED WITHOUT GFCI PROTECTION.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS............................................PAGE 2
LOCATING YOUR SPA .............................................................. PAGE 4
SPA EQUIPMENT SYSTEM...........................................................PAGE 5
WIRING DIAGRAM...................................................................PAGE 7 & 9
CONVERSION INSTRUCTIONS & ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS..........PAGE 8
START UP STEPS......................................................................PAGE 10
SPA MAINTENANCE.................................................................PAGE 11
FILTER MAINTENANCE.............................................................PAGE 12
WATER QUALI1Y MAINTENANCE.................................................PAGE 13
WATER QUALI1Y TROUBLESHOOTING...........................................PAGE 14
SPA TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE...................................................PAGE 16
WINTERIZING SPA ................................................................... PAGE 18
Important Safety Instructions
The following instructions contain important safety information that we strongly urge you to read and apply. When installing and using this electrical equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following:
Read and Follow All Instructions
7. DANGER: Prolonged immersion in hot water may induce hyperthermia. The causes, symptoms and effects of hyperthermia may be described as follows: Hyperthermia occurs when the internal temperature of the body reaches a level several degrees above the normal body temperature of 98.6QF. The symptoms of hyperthermia include:
WARNING: THE USE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS OR MEDICATION CAN GREATLY INCREASE THE RISK OF FATAL HYPERTHERMIA.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS!!
USE OF WINTERGREEN OIL WITH LUClTE@ XL ACRYLIC SHEET
We have recently been made aware that Wintergreen Oil may chemically soften Lucite XL acrylic. Wintergreen Oil was obtained from a local pharmacy and tests were conducted in a laboratory to determine the effect of Wintergreen Oil on Lucite XL acrylic sheet. Test results indicate that Wintergreen Oil does soften Lucite XL acrylic sheet. When added to water, Wintergreen Oil may cause problems as it does not mix with water, but floats on the surface in a concentrated form. Athletic rubs containing Wintergreen Oil could also cause a high concentration of oil at the water line.
ICI Acrylics does not recommend that Wintergreen Oil products be used in a spa which is made of Lucite XL acrylic sheet.
LOCATING YOUR SPA
The location of your spa is very important in order for you to achieve maximum
Please consider the following:
RECESSING YOUR SPA WILL COMPLETELY VOID YOUR WARRANTY!!!
SYSTEM 9063, 9072 & 9075 SPA EQUIPMENT
The System 9063, 9072 &9075 are convertible packs, which means that they can be operated on either 120 VAC or 240 VAC. Your spa comes from the factory wired for 120 VAC and is equipped with a power cord with a 20 A, T-rated male GFCI plug device, which can be plugged into a dedicated outlet. If you wish to operate your spa on 240 VAC,the power cord must be removed and the system must be "hard wired" by a licensed electrician directly to a circuit panel equipped with a 50 A GFCI (see wiring instructions for electrical hookup). The system is equipped with a special filter pump that provides continuous filtration of the water, a heater, a single speed pump that provides hydrotherapy jet action, an underwater light, ozonator (on some models) and only for System 9063 a turbo blower for hydrotherapy bubble action.
When operating on 120 VAC,the heater will operate only if the jet pump is off. When operating on 240 VAC, the heater will also operate when the jet pump is on. The ozonator operates with the continuous filtration jet pump. The light is turned on by pushing the "Light" button on the command center and turned off by pushing the "Light" button a second time. On System 9063, the turbo blower is turned on and off by pushing the "Turbo" or "Blower" button on the Command Center.
SINGLE SPEED PUMP
Your spa features a jet pump for hydrotherapy jet action and is controlled by the "Jets" button on the command center. Hydrotherapy pump jet action will automatically stop after approximately twenty minutes of operating time. Simply press the button a second time for additional operating time.
Ozone is active oxygen(03), one of nature's special elements. In water it destroys bacteria, viruses, mold and mildew, and also eliminates spores, cysts, yeast and fungus. Ozone will not completely replace traditional water sanitation chemicals, such as bromine. A small amount of bromine is needed in the water during the times after your spa has been heavily used. Ozone will be doing the major job of killing microorganisms and oxidizing bather waste, such as perspiration, body oil, suntan oils, etc. Ozone's job is to keep your water soft, clean and sparkling clear.
WATER TEMPERATURE THERMOSTAT
Located on the command center. Setting your thermostat to the desired temperature your heater will automatically turn on and off as needed. This is not only convenient, it is energy efficient. The system has freeze protect, which when the temperature drops below 40QF, the system will automatically turn on the heater.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 9063,9072 & 9075
|1. DISCHARGE UNION
2. PUMP WETEND
3. PUMP MOTOR
4. PUMP CORD
5. BLOWER RECEPTACLE
6. PRESSURE SWITCH REC.
7. GROUNDING LUG
8. STAINLESS STEEL HEATER
9. SINGLE SPEED PUMP # 1 RECEPTACLE
10. LIGHT RECEPTACLE
11. COMMAND CENTER RECEPTACLE
|12. HEATER RECEPTACLE
13. OZONATOR RECEPTACLE
14. ELECTRICAL CONTROL PACK
15. OZONATOR (Some Models)
16. FILTER PUMP REC.
17. FILTER PUMP
18. JETS #1 AIR SWITCH
19. LIGHT AIR SWITCH
20. BLOWER AIR SWITCH
*21. FOR SYSTEM 9063 ONLY
Your spa is equipped with a solid state thermostat which regulates the water temperature to within 1QF. Once you find the temperature you enjoy most, leave it at the setting and the spa will automatically maintain the correct temperature and be ready for you to enjoy. Avoid excessive resetting. The Command Center has digital display for current display of the water temperature in the spa.
For System 9063 only. The blower, when activated, forces air through the jets located in the seats, creating a massage and more effervescent water movement. The blower is activated by pushing the 'Turbo" or "Blower" button and deactivated by pushing the button a second time.
FOR LICENSED ELECTRICIAN ONLY!
NOTE: USE COPPER CONNECTORS ONLY
WARNING: THIS WIRING MUST BE DONE BY A
IF THE SPA IS WIRED INCORRECTLY, YOUR WARRANTY IS VOID!!
STEPS TO CONVERT 120 VAC TO 240 VAC
NOTE: IF UNIT IS TO BE PERMANENTLY CONNECTED, CONNECT ONLY TO A CIRCUIT PROTECTED BY A GROUND FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER (GFCI).
READ BEFORE FILLING SPA
START UP STEPS
Prior to filling your spa with water and connecting electrical power, perform the following:
For 120 Volt operation continue as follows:
For 240 Volt operation continue as follows:
NOTE: If the spa starts running as soon as power is applied and the "Jets" light on the top Command Center is illuminated, the single speed pump is running. If the "Jets" light is off, push the "Jets" button on the Command Center to turn the pump on.
Verify that there is water circulation in the spa. Lack of water movement may indicate an air lock on the pump. To relieve the air lock follow these steps:
Push the "Jets" button on the top of the Command Center and verify that:
ONLY for System 9063
Push the "Turbo" or "Blower" button on the Command Center and
1. There is air as well as water coming from all the jets.
Push the "Turbo" or "Blower" button on the Command Center and verify the the air flow stops.
Turn the thermostat control knob "Clockwise" to the "Hot" setting and verify the "Heat" light comes on the top Command Center.
Install the insulated cover on the spa and allow it to heat for 24 hours to reach a stable temperature.
CLEANING THE SPA SURFACE
To preserve the sheen of your spa's surface. it is crucial that you avoid using abrasive cleansers which have adverse chemical effects on the surface. If you are not certain as to the suitability of a particular cleanser, consult your dealer. Do not use soap. Regardless of the cleanser used, use extreme care to assure that no residue is left on the surface. This could cause sudsing when the spa is filled.
MAINTAINING THE WOOD SKIRT
With time and exposure to the elements, the wood on your spa will tend to lose its new appearance. Protecting or reviving the wood surface is a fairly simple process. Light sanding with a fine grit sandpaper will help smooth any roughness and regular applications of penetrating wood preservative will enhance and protect the richness of the wood.
MAINTAINING THE COVER
Using the insulating spa cover any time the spa is not in use will tend to reduce your operating costs, heat up time and maintenance requirements. To prolong the life of the cover, handle it with care and clean it regularly using a mild soap and water. Periodic treatments with a conditioner will help protect it against deterioration caused by ultra violet rays from the sun. Never allow anyone to stand or sit on the cover and avoid dragging it across rough surfaces.
Every one to three months, depending upon your spa usage, you may find that chemicals no longer effectively balance the water. At this point. draining the spa is necessary. The following procedure MUST be followed:
RETURN TO START UP STEPS FOR REFILLING PROCEDURES.
It is important to maintain an unobstructed filtering system. Not only does this provide the maximum performance for hydrotherapy jets, but allows for proper 24 hour filtration. We recommend the filters be cleaned once a week. Remove and soak to dissolve minerals in a solution of one to one bleach and water and insert a garden hose in the center of the filter after removing, rotate and flush filter pleats).
Any water filtering system may become clogged with particles, debris or calcification that will reduce water flow. The necessity of filter replacement depends on the use the spa receives and the mineral or body oil content of the water. If a calcification appears on the filter, replacement is called for. Call the Customer Service Hotline for replacements. Filter cartridge replacement for 1 and 2: #373005
- If your spa is equipped with the "Push in - Pull out" filter (See # 1) grasp the handle on top and push with a slight twist in either direction.
- If your spa is equipped with the "Screw in - Screw out" filter (See #2) grasp the top and screw it into the threaded drain flange.
WARNING: Do not run the spa without a filter as debris will be pulled into the pump and cause damage which will void your warranty.
WATER QUALITY MAINTENANCE
Maintaining the quality of the water within specified limits will serve to enhance your enjoyment and prolong the life of the spa's equipment. It is a fairly simple task, but it requires regular attention because the water chemistry involved is a balance of several factors. There is no simple formula and there is no avoiding it. A careless attitude in regard to water maintenance will result in poor conditions for soaking and even damage to your spa investment.
pH AND ALKALINITY CONTROL
pH is a measure of relative acidity or alkalinity of water and is measured on a scale of 0 to 14. The midpoint of 7 is said to be neutral, above which is alkaline and below which is acid. In spa water, it is very important to maintain a slightly alkaline pH condition of 7.2 to 7.8 and total water alkalinity should be 110-150 ppm. Problems become proportionately severe when this range is exceeded. The ability of the sanitation agents to keep the spa clean is severely affected as the pH moves beyond the ideal range. That is why almost all spa water test kits contain a method to measure for pH as well as the use of a sanitizer. Failure to maintain a proper pH level will cause permanent damage to your spa.
WARNING! On spas equipped with an ozonator DO NOT use any polymer based product, clarifier or "Perfect pH" in your spa. The ozone generated by your "Ecozone" in line ozonator will break down the polymers in these products causing cloudy water.
To destroy bacteria and organic compounds in the spa water a sanitizer must be used regularly. A residual "Bromine" level of 3-5 ppm is considered desirable and can be maintained by regulating the number of bromine tablets in a floating brominator and the 24 hour filtration cycles. If your spa is equipped with an "Ecozone" ozonator, the residual bromine level may be reduced to 1 ppm.
IMPORTANT:Do not use chlorine tablets (Trichlor), they may permanently damage the acrylic . surface and this damage is not covered by warranty.
Consult your local Pool and Spa Company for advice on spa care chemicals and additives.
Many other additives are available for your spa. Some are necessary to compensate for out of balance water conditions and others simply make the water feel or smell better.
PLUMBING SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
All spas are plumbed with plastic jets, pipes and fittings, which are either glued or glueless. These plastic parts and their many joints are subjected to harsh treatment. Every spa goes through water testing to assure there are no leaks, however, sometimes spas develop leaks caused by shipping. Over the years your spa is subjected to many hot / cold cycles and the high pressure generated by the powerful jet pump which together stress the pipes and joints. Our spas are designed to be serviced by the owner with easy access panels on all sides, which allow quick inspection and repair of the plumbing system.
Should a leak occur with glueless fittings, follow these steps:
REFER TO START UP STEPS FOR REFILLING PROCEDURE
WATER QUALITY TROUBLESHOOTING
Excessive organics / oils in water
High pH and /or alkalinity
|Excessive organics chlorines
pH is low
|Bacteria or algae growth
Build-up of oils, lotions, chemicals soap, or detergents
Overused or old water
ORGANIC BUILD-UP OR SCUM
|Excessive body oils and dirt||
RING AROUND THE SPA
Caused by body oils, lotions ,etc.
|pH is too high
The free bromine is low
|The pH is low.
Insufficient free available bromine
|The water is unsanitary||
|The pH or total alkalinity is too low
The iron / copper in the water is too high
|Too much calcium in water (pH and total alkalinity may be too high)||
The guidelines are meant for general purposes only. All electrical problems should be corrected by a licensed electrician. For service, please call our service department at 1-800- 741-3575. Please have serial numbers ready when calling.
SPA DOES NOT OPERATE
WATER NOT HEATING OR LOW TEMPERATURE
NOT PUMPING OR
FILTER PUMP NOT PUMPING
SYSTEM WILL NOT CHANGE MODES
NOTE: After any "OVERHEATING PROBLEM" correct problem and reset the "HIGH LIMIT' switch:
*The "RESET" button for the "HIGH LIMIT"switch is located in the left side of the "ELECTRICAL CONTROL PACK". Simply press this button for RESET.
* For some models of the spa may not be installed.
|SPA SERIAL #:_____________________________________||PURCHASE DATE: ____/____/____|
|WHERE PURCHASED: ______________________________|
WINTERIZING THE SPA:
The three recommended ways to prepare the spa for winter are:
1. Continue to let the spa run through the winter.
2. Completely drain the spas, and complete the following steps:
3. The third option involves using antifreeze to protect the spa:
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