Jacuzzi Tub Button Repair


  #1  
Old 04-27-23, 06:22 AM
J
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2021
Location: United States
Posts: 264
Received 51 Upvotes on 47 Posts
Jacuzzi Tub Button Repair

The air control button on my jacuzzi tub is not working and I'm hoping someone can assist. Logical option is to replace the button, but I can't reach the button from the access panel. I've attached two pictures; one with the button assembled, and one with it disassembled.
Hopefully you can see the black plastic plunger. It comes right out of the assembly. The plunger has a groove on it about half-way up its stem. Whatever was in the groove is not there anymore. Does anyone know what goes in the groove? an O-ring?
The aerator is stuck in high speed. I have to push to button about 20 times to get a change in speed.
Any advice on getting the button working again would be greatly appreciated.


 
  #2  
Old 04-27-23, 06:31 AM
Marq1's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: USA MI
Posts: 9,745
Received 1,211 Upvotes on 1,099 Posts
I would google the make and model to find replacement parts as a start!
 
jrsick voted this post useful.
  #3  
Old 04-27-23, 09:21 AM
P
Group Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 28,360
Received 2,323 Upvotes on 2,066 Posts
I would assume the groove held an O ring turning that black piece into a piston. There are numerous air switches available but I could not find individual parts for the button. Everything is sold as a assembly but you might buy one and disassemble it for parts. Or, you can try seeing if simply putting an O ring on the shaft will make it work.
 
jrsick voted this post useful.
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description: