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Old 02-22-2009, 06:04 PM   #61
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I hope this puts to rest the neutral issue..... the triton is the only platinum series spa that requires only a 3 wire 240 volt supply 2 hots and a ground. the others require a 4 wire because they have 120 volt loads and 240 volt loads.

To say again the gfci is wired incorrectly and the terminal block is a 3 wire connection!! That neutral is not required and on top of that it is connected to the ground.....!!!
Sorry for all the confusion on that. I do see what you mean with the terminal block being only a 3 wire setup, and also saw where the ground was incorrectly connected. When I read the manual and they said it required a 4 wire setup, I wondered if the terminal block was really correct or if it was messed with and something else was jumpered in that pile of wire where I could not see it.

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Old 02-22-2009, 06:09 PM   #62
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Ah, OK - Thanks
I did see the 1st section
Then I saw the 2nd one & thought that over-rode the 1st one as the 2nd was specific to hot tubs
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Jamie, look at the wire termination block, its only a 3 wire hookup. 2 hots and a ground.
Thanks, I did see that, I just didn't know if the wiring on the hot tub side of the block had been messed with.

Would that terminal block otherwise look the same for a 4 wire setup, other than it would have 4 wires on the right side H,H,N,G? (vs now H,H,G)

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Thanks, I did see that, I just didn't know if the wiring on the hot tub side of the block had been messed with.

Would that terminal block otherwise look the same for a 4 wire setup, other than it would have 4 wires on the right side H,H,N,G? (vs now H,H,G)

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Yes, and that white label in the background would change as well..
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Yes, and that white label in the background would change as well..
Thanks, Now I realize what the tag must say, Ground, Line, Line, blank on the bottom space. Got it.

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