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Burned and Overheated Connections...It's usually NOT the spa! (just the connection itself) Home

Okay, well, one look at this pull-out style disconnect and you'd automatically think the spa has a problem, but it does NOT. This problem was caused by loose connections at the spa disconnect itself!

It ONLY TAKES a good flat-head screwdriver to make these things right, as well as a little bit of leverage, to prevent this from happening.
Take a close look at the left side connections of this box junction, and the insulation surrouding plastic. It's quite melted, and the entire box needs to be replaced. Too much oxidation has occured, which means molecular destruction of the conductive metal has occured.

If I were to simply re-attach the wires and tighten them down, it will only get worse after such catastrophic damage has been done to it. Take my word for it: $25.00 for a new disconnect box is much cheaper than a burned-down house!
Really Burned Wires! Pay attention to these!
Additionally, the wires themselves are heat damaged and MUST BE CUT BACK!

Simply re-attaching them will NOT WORK, and will continue to generate heat. So, if you replace the box, then you MUST cut back the power lines to a point to where they are not discolored, and then re-attach them to the mounting blocks.

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