The fan runs independently from the compressor. I am losing about two to three inches of water per week with it covered. The product is very good but the bigger question you need to ask yourself is: Is your current pool system setup efficient? If it was the high limits would be taking it out or the flow switch would not allow it to fire I would think. If this light is off, check you power supply and circuit breakers. Always bond heat pump cabinet to pool steel and ground to power supply.
Over the long run it will definitely save you lots of money in energy costs. Pool heaters are expensive and it seems that many manufacturers today are cutting costs by reducing the amount of materials used in their standard products and charging extra for what you used to get years ago. A thermal regulator and an internal bypass valve regulate the water flow throughout the heat exchanger to maintain the proper outlet temperature. Also, you want to make sure that your pool components will work efficiently with the pool heater. I know I have at least one leak right in the corner of the deep end where a preexisting patch has come off. Therefore a reduction of the connecting gas pipe will be necessary.
There has been no change in the water flow or gas supply since it last worked. Status Lights See page 7 for details. This condition is pump during the hottest part of the day. Only in the spring when we typically open up for the season. Turning down the thermostat counter clockwise will start the unit running. The heater operator control panel board is located on top of the heater. When the pool water has been cooled to the thermostat setting, the unit will shut off.
Materials Pentair MasterTemp 400 When it comes to buying the best pool heater you have to consider the materials of the heater itself and the type of pool you own. As with most industries, there are a few big players who own the majority of the brands. Excessive high refrigerant pressure is usually caused by low water flow through the heater. Make sure the time of day is correct. It also seemed prior to closing the pool that it was not getting the water very hot. The thermostat dial is just like any other, when you set it at a certain setting the heater will heat up to that temperature and then shut off.
The Spa setting allows the water to get hotter than the pool setting. If you have a regular pool service on a weekly basis make sure your owners manual available for them to inspect. When the pump restarts for the next day, the pressure switch will close and allow the heater to run. You will only be able to reach this high temperature in a spa application. A clogged lint trap or skimmer basket will restrict the water flow to the unit.
Copper-nickel is typically used for marine applications due to their excellent resistance to seawater corrosion. If this occurs, run the pump at high speed only to operate the heater. Any ideas of where to look??? Gas Pressure Pentair MasterTemp Pool Heater Before operating the heater, the heater and its gas connections must be leak tested. Then follow the timer manufacturers in- structions to prevent electrical shock. The fiber- glass cabinet is corrosion proof and is much stron- 4250 ger than plastic cabinets. But it seems like it still ought to be heating more quickly. Outdoor Venting Guidelines Proper venting is critical.
The fan discharges cooler air when the compressor is running. Dan's diverse professional background spans from costume design and screenwriting to mixology, manual labor and video game industry publicity. If the thermostat is already all the way up and the light is still off, means that the pool or spa water temperature has reached the maximum of 104˚F + or - allowed. At this point, the heater appears to be working normally. I suspect that the majority of issues that customers have with the Pentair 460736 MasterTemp 400 is due to having an inadequate pool system — or they fail to maintain the correct pool chemistry. When this light goes off, the heater has heated the pool or spa to the preset temperature.
Back-siphoning is most likely to occur when the pump stops, creating a pressure-suction differential. The 460736 natural gas pool heater has proven itself to a long-lasting, energy efficient and reliable pool heater for homeowners. Actual pool temperatures are determined by your installer, when the unit is sized to your specifications. It weighs between 120 to 130 lbs, depending on the model. Make a mental note of knob indicator. The refrigerant is transformed into a liquid state as it exits the heat exchanger.
There is a certain procedure to follow to determine the exact temperature you have the thermostat set at. Thanks, Derek No I did not check for continuity there. Pool and Spa Solutions Pentair is an industry leader in designing advanced pool and spa products and technologies that save energy, maintenance time and conserves water within your home. I've put a thermometer back in the pool, but am only gaining about 2 degrees F every 4 hours. I am worried about the damage that the escaping water might be causing to the underlying soil and structure, so don't want to just keep adding water, but if I de-winterize it it will cost me a fortune to heat it up with the cold temperatures we are having. I have a number of questions.