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How To Test the Ozonator On a Hot Tub (Hot Spring Hot Spot Tiger River Limelight and Solana Spa) 10 Simple Steps

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Welcome to Backyardplus! In this post, we should you how to test your ozonator (ozone generator) using the Spa Ozone Detection Kit on your Hot Spring, Tiger River, Limelight, Hot Spot, and Solana spa. Before we get started, let’s identify the tools you will need.

Tools You Will Need:

  • Pliers
  • Scissors or a knife
  • Phillips head screwdriver
  • Gloves
  • Safety glasses

Step 1. Disconnect power from the spa.

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Step 2. Remove the equipment compartment door.

Step 2. Remove the door-

Step 3. Put on your gloves and safety glasses.

Step 3. Safety glasses and gloves-

Step 4. Open the spa ozone detection kit and read the directions.

Step 4. Open the ozone detection kit-
Step 4.5 The contents-

Step 5. With your pliers, break approximately 1/4” off each end of the glass tube. Be careful not to break too much. Just break the tip off so that ozone can flow through the test tube.

Step 5. Break the ends off-

Step 6. Cut the small clear ¼” tubing in half with your scissors and place both pieces over each end of the glass tube.

Step 6. Cut the tubing in half-
Step 6.5. Place tubing over ends-

Step 7. Disconnect the ozone tube from the ozonator.

Step 7. Disconnect ozone tube-

Notice the yellow flow arrow on the glass tube. Make sure the flow arrow is pointed away from the ozonator when you do the test.

Step 7.5. Notice the yellow flow arrow-

Step 8. Push one end of the clear tubing into the ozone tube.

Step 8. Push the clear tube in to the ozone tube-

Push the other end of the clear tubing into the larger blue tubing from the test kit. Connect the larger blue tubing to the ozonator.

Step 8.5. Connect the blue tubing-

Step 9. Reconnect power to the spa. 

Step 9. Reconnect power-

Step 10. Watch the blue media in the glass tube and count for 30 seconds. If the blue does not change to white, it means your ozonator is bad. In this post, we have a bad ozonator because the color did not change.

Step 10. Count for 30 seconds-

If the color changes from blue to white, like in the photo below, it means your ozonator is generating ozone. Good job!

Step 10.5. Ozone positive test-

Watch the video here “How To Test the Ozonator On a Hot Tub (Hot Spring Hot Spot Tiger River Limelight and Solana Spa) 10 Simple Steps”

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