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  1. jeremycrook

    Pump + SWG Timing

    @geonjay First, I find out how long I want to run the pump. I run my pump 24/7 except during Smart Hours (savings program from our electric company). If a change is made, duration of pump or % of SWG, I make the change and test the next day. I generally will test the same time each day when...
  2. jeremycrook

    JANDY HEAT PUMP / CHILLER "HIGH REF PRESSURE" FAULT

    I have been monitoring the HP the last few nights and it's working as it should. I presume the ambient temps (100*) as well as the high humidity (76+) was the culprit, these HP's are great, but only work within a certain temperature range. 50* - ~110* Fahrenheit.
  3. jeremycrook

    JANDY HEAT PUMP / CHILLER "HIGH REF PRESSURE" FAULT

    The only thing I know how to do to increase flow would be clean the filter, I have cartridge filters. I can do that, as well as clean the coils of the HP. Anything else I can hit while I am working around that area? FYI, I am cooling the water and it's causing this fault. I think it works the...
  4. jeremycrook

    JANDY HEAT PUMP / CHILLER "HIGH REF PRESSURE" FAULT

    My Jandy heat pump / chiller is throwing this error when it's hot outside. The pool is staying pretty cool, however in the late evenings when the pool comes out being turned off for 5 hours it seems to be happening. The pool is on all day and night EXCEPT from 2pm, to 7pm everyday, (It's only...
  5. jeremycrook

    Getting pool installed in about a month

    I am going on 6 years with the pool at my current house, grew up with a pool as well.
  6. jeremycrook

    Getting pool installed in about a month

    Saltwater no doubt! SWG, with a heatpump is my recommendation, I have a chiller on the heatpump as well for the dog days of summer!
  7. jeremycrook

    New Pool, odd results?

    We have about the same size pool, if I leave the SWG on 100% I will have a chlorine reading of 15-20 ppm the next day. Turn on the SWG and crack open the pipe directly downstream of the SWG and take 10 ml of the water dripping out of the pipe you cracked and test that. It should read...
  8. jeremycrook

    New plaster seems to be turning white-ish in some spots

    Filling in the pool seems a little dramatic, this happened to me when I first built the pool with a "darker" plaster. We ended up re-plastering back to a "whiter color" look and all is well. The pools will slowly degrade each year from what I have seen, even having a "balanced" chemistry...
  9. jeremycrook

    New to Saltwater Generators

    Crack the pipe directly after the SWG and test the water dripping out. This helped me verify that the SWG was working as expected.
  10. jeremycrook

    New to Saltwater Generators

    Drain and refill, SWG's work great.
  11. jeremycrook

    What's your current pool temp?

    It was creeping up to the 90's after this heat dome came crashing into our party. I flipped it from heat to chill and now the water is a refreshing 84*...
  12. jeremycrook

    New to Saltwater Generators

    I'd first begin by verifying that the SWG is operating as expected, how you ask? SWG drip test. I'd plug that SWG back on, set it to 100%, when the pool is running open a pipe downstream of the SWG and test that water. It should have a high chlorine reading.
  13. jeremycrook

    Chlorine levels go down close to zero overnight.

    Listen to @mknauss he's a pro, I'm just an end user. But I'd make sure of the CYA level, and second I'd get to the CC. Grab a big pack of bleach for the time being, and go through the steps to narrow down your issue. Something isn't balanced or there is some sort of issue, generally speaking...
  14. jeremycrook

    SEE WHY A

    Haha, yep. Due to the fact that I got lazy and almost messed up! Will get back into testing much more often.
  15. jeremycrook

    Chlorine levels go down close to zero overnight.

    We have a pool about the same size, double check the CYA (cyanuric acid). Mine was a low and it was hard to keep my chlorine levels up in the desired range.
  16. jeremycrook

    SEE WHY A

    Whelp. I made a rookie mistake, didn't mess anything up, but feel pretty silly. I am not sure what cold temps do to CYA, but I had zero in my pool at the start of this season. I thought my SWG wasn't working correctly as I was loosing chlorine so fast. I felt I had the chemicals down to a...
  17. jeremycrook

    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    UPDATE: I was able to get the relay soldered in and put back in. I plugged everything back in and wired it all up, she came up to temp throughout the night and was @ 104* this morning. I will watch everything the next week or two and relay the information. Thank you everyone who chimed...
  18. jeremycrook

    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    Is this the bad connection underneath? Could it just be soldered ?
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    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    I’m just thinking worse case scenario. I’ll double check the voltage tomorrow at lunch and verify it’s the relay. If so, what type of electronic store should I take the board to?
  22. jeremycrook

    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    I didn’t think the entire board might be the issue, it seems lots of techs just replace the entire thing. We shall see tomorrow if it’s the relay or board. Whats the average price or going rate for a replacement board?
  23. jeremycrook

    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    It's sounding like a bad relay is a BAD thing, not an easy fix. I'd be apt to trying to replace the relay, but I suppose we need to narrow it down by checking the voltage at the specified locations. I do have a multimeter, and understand the gist of it, but when you say check it when the...
  24. jeremycrook

    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    @RDspaguy So the spa came to a halt this morning when sensor A got up to 109 and sensor B got up to 115 degrees. So... I guess this a relay issue. Do you have any suggestions on what relay we should start to look at?
  25. jeremycrook

    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    I was able to put the spa in 24/7 circulation, it seems to be doing ok at this time. I suppose the only downside to constant circulation will be electricity usage and working on the pump when things wear out? I will be watching the tub.
  26. jeremycrook

    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    The black pipe is what used to be the ozonator, it was replaced the first year, and the second year and after that I couldn't keep replacing it every year. The way they designed it, was terrible and it just started leaking each time. I am not really sure what is programmable, besides the...
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    ARTESIAN ISLAND ELITE - HEATER TOO HOT/SENSOR B 114*

    @RDspaguy see attached photos requested.
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