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Newly installed jacuzzi only has hot water for about 30 seconds, then water is tepid only.

I just built a new house and installed a Jacuzzi tub. There is only hot water from the faucet for about 30 seconds, then it's only tepid. Plenty of hot water everwhere else in the house, including the shower. Any ideas?

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  • Kangiska Keha Mar 06, 2014

    BTW, gas water heater. Plumber tried turning up the temperature but it's not that. The water is scalding hot everywhere else in the house. I can run the kitchen sink for an hour, the shower, and still have hot water.

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This issue will have nothing to do with the jacuzzi tub. You will find the problem exists in the way your home was plumbed by the plumber.
Somewhere there is a clog in the water line going to the hot water faucet.
Find that and you will solve your problem.

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Posted on Mar 17, 2014

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motor for tub does not run checked electric its ok.. is there a reset button and does there have to be water in the tub?

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Depending on how you heat the hot water, whether gas or electric, is a missing detail in your problem, but if it is electric then your problem is the size, being only 40 gal, and needing probably about that to fill the tub, will always lead to your current position.
If the hot water heater is gas, the chances of it keeping up are slightly better, but again things like the temperature of the water leaving the tank, any mixing valves, etc. will effect the water temp at your tub.  Before raising any temps, make sure you follow local code, as not to scald yourself or others.

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SOURCE: Faucet placement on Jacuzzi 6036

If there is room most definitely you can place the faucets on the tub itself. You can mount them on the left rear. However be very careful drilling the holes and make sure you have it aligned correctly before drilling. Check underneath to make sure there is enough room for clearance and hook up. Here is what it will look like. a1da3ad.png

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