Got one coming Friday- owner had circuit run and h.depot 50a gfi disco installed by someone else.He called me today after tub installers had been there;When the unit was energized it quick tripped the bkr.(several attempts)One of the crew must have a little elec. insight; owner said the guy found "something" wrong in the main(?)panel, and changed "something' AND drove ground rod at disco.Net result was delayed trip.I had them trip on leaky heaters; anyone shed any light on potential problems. What are the odds it's a bad gfi-disco?
Electricman 2-short answer- I don't know-the man said before the installer tinkered with the circuit that it tripped immediately-after that it would hold for 20-30 min. before tripping-the tub is new-could be defective though-besides the heater, any thoughts on what else may be doing this?
Scott-yeah, I found the hard way one can't edit topic name.
Thanks for the replies all;Elec. 2; good bet; amped out at 18a +/- p/ leg; noodle at the line out of main a bit loose-but still tripped at 15 min. or so;then the HO starts playing with the controls, pushes the lights button and the pump starts,(brand new unit) so I tell him I think he has issues with the maker.Clearly something wrong in the controls; I'll post it if I hear what the problem was.