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  • MAAX Spas self-contained hot tub

  • Serial number plate on front corner of hot tub.

  • Delta UV model EA-4H-5 generator, uninstalled.

  • Delta UV model EA-4H-5 generator, installed in a hot tub's cabinet interior.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 4:41 pm

MAAX Spas recalls hot tubs and swim spas

MAAX Spas recalls hot tubs and swim spas due to the UV generator inside the hot tub and swim spa can ignite while in use, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves MAAX Spas hot tubs and swim spas containing a Delta UV generator. The generator is used to sanitize the water and plumbing inside the hot tub or swim spa. The generator's model number is EA-4H-5. The model numbers for the hot tubs and swim spas are: 461; 470; 471; 472; 480; 481; 482; 780; 781; 5200; 5300; 5400; 5600; 7000; 7500; 8000; 8500; 9000; DT6; ENV; ES; ESX; GRD; LT6; MON; MT6; NUG; PRS; RB4; RL4; RS1; RS2; XB4; XL4; XSD; XSL; XSP; and XSR. The model name is the first 3 or 4 digits of the hot tub or swim spa serial number, and is engraved into a silver plate on the lower right or lower left corner of the front side of the hot tub or swim spa.

Consumers should immediately stop using the hot tubs and swim spas and contact a MAAX Spas' dealer for a free repair.

Consumers can contact MAAX Spas at 800-413-2704 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Arizona local time, Monday through Friday, email at duvrepair@maaxspas.com or online at www.maaxspas.com or www.deltaUVrepair.com for more information.

The hot tubs and swim spas were sold at Independent hot tub and swim spa retailers nationwide, from January 2012 through July 2015. Hot tubs were sold for about $4,000 to $15,000. Swim spas were sold for about $16,000 to $30,000.