heater

  1. G

    Spa heating only

    Hi, I’ve been following this website for a good year or so and finally opened up the pool myself this year. We bought our house that had this pool with spillover spa about 3-4 years ago. The heater went the first year and finally just got it replaced this year. I know there’s a way to heat the...
  2. H

    Please help me pick a pool heater setup (solar heater + ?)

    I have an old unheated pool in the coastal area of San Diego. I'm planning to add heating, but have to decide what type of heater is most cost-effective. Pool size is about 15,000 gallons and there is no spa. Temperature runs between 50-75 deg throughout the year and humidity averages around...
  3. K

    OmniLogic app won’t change pool temp

    Hi, I’m having an issue with my Hayward heater not being controlled by the OmniLogic app. I can turn on pump, lights, even turn on and off heater via app but if I change temp it doesn’t change. I have to go out to the actually heater and move it up or down. A few weeks ago we opened our pool...
  4. S

    Rheem 206a heater - pilot tube

    I installed a new pilot assembly on my Rheem 206a pilot heater. However, I can't figure out how to secure the pilot lighting tube. I have the pilot assembly and bracket back in, and can see how the tube fits into the assembly, but I can't figure out where the pilot tube bracket attaches (yes, I...
  5. B

    Raypak r406a won't spark

    Our Raypak 406a stopped working at the end of last season, but I figured better to wait to reopen to fix it. Basically as soon is it calls for heat, the SPK code shows (occasionally flashing with CFH and/or CLK), but rather than hearing the clicking at the pilot, I hear it at the PC board (seems...
  6. J

    Natural Gas Pool heater experiencing delayed ignition - Troubleshooting

    Hi Folks, I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. I have a relatively new Pentair MasterTemp 400 Natural Gas Heater. The heater works well when running but I'm having a delayed ignition issue where ,sometimes, when it clicks to turn on it will delay and then start about 30...
  7. M

    Jandy JXi 400N Not Igniting

    This post will be super similar to the one by @b2cperson here: Jandy JXi 400N Not Igniting - Help I have almost the exact same issue, except I DO have gas flowing from the valve into the blower. It sounds like @Jrock817 had a similar issue. I'm hoping someone like @JamesW, @setsailsoon , or...
  8. M

    Hayward Automation Question - How to interlock and schedule my heater/salt chlorinator

    I have a Hayward OmniLogic with a Hayward VS Pump and salt chlorinator with a sense and dispense. The system is in a configuration with a shared heater/filter for a pool/spa with a spillover. I have found through my own trial and error that heating the pool while in spillover is REALLY...
  9. J

    Pentair 125 leaking from manifold

    6 yr old master temp 125 heater. In Ohio so have to deal with winters. I think I have 2 leaks coming from the manifold. There is one that starts at the top seam, runs through that groove by the bolt in the pic and down the side to the bottom (the drip on the right of the underneath pics). The...
  10. G

    Pentair Ultratemp 120 no heat!! Am I right????

    Hi All! Opened my pool for its second season. Haven’t gotten any heat out of my Pentair Ultratemp 120 Heat Pump. Only used for one northeast season. Pool was winterized by a professional company. Last season it worked great, heated the 10,000 gallon pool quickly and was even able to make it a...
  11. N

    Selling Pool heater Jandy JXI400P

    I used this for about 3 months before getting a heat pump.I'm in the DFW area. The heater is in brand new condition and still under warranty. It is 400K BTU for propane gas.I'm asking $2k for it. It retails for over $4k Please call or text me if interested 214-675-8244 Thank you,
  12. B

    Heater trouble

    Hello, I have a Raypak RP2100 heater. It's old (18 years!!) so maybe its time has come. But before I jump to that, here's the deal: I opened my pool 2 weeks ago. The heater started up fine, no issues. I ran it for maybe 30-60 minutes, just to make sure it was running fine. For the next...
  13. evanwellens

    Raypak Pool Heater Troubles..

    It's the time of year and pool is in the process of being opened . Went to test the Heater ( Raypak 399K Natural Gas Nickle ) and the panel flickers with all hashes.. Power cycled it several times same deal. Next morning I went to record the issue and all worked heater came on , display showed...
  14. caleyjag

    Implications of installing gas heater myself?

    My gas pool heater is beyond busted and needs replaced. I've reached out to pool services in my area and nobody is returning my call so far. Business must be booming I guess. I'm interested in the viability of replacing the heater myself. My colleague and I (both engineers and hands-on...
  15. D

    Sta-Rite Heater Diagnosis

    I need help trouble shooting my Sta-Rite SR333HD heater. Problem: Heater runs for ~3min, gas shuts off blower stays on, system reignites, runs for 15sec, gas shuts off, repeats run/shutoff cycle 5-6 times then system shuts down and service heater LED comes on. During this time hot water is...
  16. Kevinrunner

    High limit error - Jandy LXI 400n

    2008-ish model. The High Limit Switchs are bad and had corrupted the Controller Power Interface PCB and possibly the Ignition Control. I can find "Teledyne Laars Jandy Parts" on Parts4heating but major concern is the are aftermarket parts and not "Genuine Jandy". To spend $1000 dollars for...
  17. KDpoolguy

    Teledyne Lars Series 2 Heater no ignition

    My parents have a 1994 Teledyne Lars Series 2 Heater that’s been in hibernation since COVID struck. Model is ESC250N. It was working 2 years ago, but now when the thermostat (potentiometers) move, I do hear a ‘click’ that it’s recognized temperature, but nothing else and it’s not igniting. My...
  18. C

    Pool Heat Pump - Sunblazer

    Looking to get a heat pump for my 18k gal in ground pool in Houston TX. House only has electrical. Pinch A Penny quoted a Sunblazer 128k BTU heat pump installed for about $4700 on sale. I will need to subcontract an electrician for a subpanel. I haven’t heard of this brand. Any thoughts on the...
  19. H

    Pool newbie seeking pool heating advice

    In ground pool, 15x35, located in east bay California. (Contra costa county). Broken heater, no solar, no cover, nothing at the moment., Married, kid less than a year old. Wife and I like to host and will want to use pool on weekends. Maybe the occasional dip during the week. A bonus would be...
  20. T

    New plumbing

    Does anyone see any issues with this plumbing? I was hoping it wouldn't stick out past the shed but I didn't factor in that the heat pump needed to be spaced away from my wall and my shed! Hopefully they will tell me what all of these switches too so I can make labels!
  21. H

    Sanity check post inspection

    Hi all , getting a long list of suggestions from inspector and am a bit confused on what to do. Context: - we have a broken heater - the connected spa has a weak motor and is leaking - the plaster is old and can be prickly - pipes and valves are old but working Questions: - inspector...
  22. J

    Irrigation tubing solar heater

    I know this is heavily debated around here with the usual consensus that professional solar panels give you more bang for the buck but that isn't what I'm seeing now that prices are skyrocketing. Cheapest panels I see on ebay are $130 for 2'x20'. There is only one company offering that price...
  23. R

    Gas heater a good option for smaller 9000 gallon pool?

    So I know heating a pool cost a lot, but If these calculations are within this range it might be ok. I'm in northern california. our natural gas is provided by PG&E. I checked my bill and found that we pay $1.36 cents to $1.89 per therm, up from 92 cents – $1.40 in 2012. In addition, there is a...
  24. A

    "SPA" triggering heater but there's not SPA

    Hello all, new to the forum and appreciate all the information here. Hoping this hasn't been covered as I couldn't find a topic similar. 15K Pool Pentair Easy Touch PL4 contoller Pentair Mastertemp 400 Heater Glacier Chiller No SPA My PB set up the automation and was probably less familiar...
  25. J

    Hayward H150 Spa Heater LO Code

    Hi all, Novice repair person here. My Hayward spa heater (installed 2018) is not heating the water and is displaying this LO code. I have read every troubleshooting guide and watched every video I could find. My diagnostics included: 1. Cleaned the filters, even ran the pump without the...
  26. R

    Starite 400na won't light

    I have a 15 year old Starite 400na heater that won't light. This is hooked up to my Aqualogic PS8. A year ago, the pool heater started coming on at random times, so I disconnected the heater until I could fix it. I figured out the keypad membrane was leaking and the control board was damaged...
  27. A

    Heater just went.. need recommendations for new

    Been a while since on this site. 15,500 gal salt water pool. The heater that we had when bought the house just went. Would love a few recommendations for good pool heaters. Just starting my research, so I’d really appreciate any advice on what to look for in a new heater, good features to...
  28. M

    Jandy Heater - Check IGN Steps @ 82-85 degrees

    New pool / heater (Jandy JXI400P), running on propane. Ran fine the first night. Subsequent nights it would cut out with CHECK FLOW. I backwashed and that seemed to go away. However, now the heater consistently cuts out around 82-85 degrees with a CHECK IGN STEPS error. It will run up from...
  29. S

    Issue with a Mastertemp 250 temperature reading. Have already replaced all sensors, still stumped.

    I have already replaced all sensors and the thermistor twice, so its not those. So the problem is when the heater is not running the temperature of the actual spa and the heater unit are the same(working). As soon as the heater begins running, the spa temperature will begin rising and the...
  30. caleyjag

    Looking for recommendations for heater replacement for Pentair Minimax NT

    Bought our house a couple of years ago and have been running the pool unheated since then. This is manageable in summer here in SoCal but going into the winter it's time to do something about it. The existing pool heater is not in a functional state (see attached pic below). It is a Pentair...