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    Light trips breaker, but only when installed in niche

    Ah, that makes sense now. I'll start out by replacing the outlet. However, I'm not certain that'll fix it because my pool light is hooked up to the same outlet, and it gives me no problems. But, the outlet is old.... so, won't hurt to change it out. Thanks for the advice!
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    Light trips breaker, but only when installed in niche

    Thank you for the replies. I'm not certain what you mean by 'what kind of light system'. So, I'll just take a guess and say it is a 120volt Pentair light with a 100 watt bulb. I don't know much more than that. :) What would be the fix if the niche is grounded? I hope not replacing the...
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    Light trips breaker, but only when installed in niche

    I have a spa light that keeps tripping the GFCI. I have taken the light out of the niche, replaced the bulb, and cleaned the internals. The light will stay on for hours just sitting in the floor of the spa. But when I install it in the niche and turn it on, it immediately trips the GFCI. Any...
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    Spa not heating up after opening pool

    I had a pool company winterize my pool (pulling plugs, etc.) I put all the plugs back in, got my water chemistry right, then fired up the hot tub. The valve actuators automatically turned (though I don't know exactly which position they are supposed to be in). The heater kicked in... and the...