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Replacement ClearRay™️ Bulb

How to Change the ClearRay™️ bulb on Jacuzzi® Hot Tub (Step-by-Step Guide)

Do you need help to change the ClearRay™️ bulb in your hot tub?It’s simpler than you might think, and we’re ready to guide you every step of the way. Before we dive into the nitty-gritty, let’s understand what ClearRay™ is in the context of your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.

Understanding ClearRay™️ with Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs:

Before we dive into the nitty-gritty, let’s understand what ClearRay™ is in the context of your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.

ClearRay Active Oxygen

What is ClearRay™ ?

ClearRay™ is a hot tub water purification system that uses ultraviolet light to disinfect your hot tub water, to stop the growth of bacteria and treat 99% of water borne pathogens. This reduces the amount of hot tub sanitiser you need, saving you money and giving you a crystal clear spa.

Do I need chlorine with ClearRay™️?

ClearRay® reduces the amount of sanitiser you need in your hot tub by up to 50%. It’s compatible with both chlorine and bromine sanitisers. We stock premium Jacuzzi chemicals for quality you can trust.

How will I know it’s time to change my ClearRay™ bulb?

Your hot tub’s control panel will display a ‘blb’ message when it’s time to change the bulb. Refer to your tub’s manual for instructions on how to reset this message once you’ve replaced the bulb.

How do I change a ClearRay™ bulb?

We’ve put this step-by-step guide together to talk you through how to change your ClearRay™ bulb. Or, you can have your ClearRay™ bulb changed by one of our skilled hot tub technicians during your annual hot tub service.

Replacement ClearRay Bulb

Step-by-step guide on how to change the ClearRay™️ bulb

You will need:

New ClearRay™️ bulb


Clean cloth or towel

Step 1: Turn Off Power to the Hot Tub

Prioritise safety by turning off the power to your Jacuzzi® hot tub. Locate the main power switch or circuit breaker and switch it off to create a safe working environment.

Step 2: Access the ClearRay® Bulb Housing

Use a screwdriver to remove the screws securing the access panel. Once removed, you should see the ClearRay® bulb housing.

Hot Tub isolator switch

Step 3: Remove the Old ClearRay® Bulb

Unscrew the old ClearRay™️ bulb from its socket by turning it counterclockwise. If needed, use a cloth or towel for a better grip

Step 4: Clean the Area

Wipe the area around the ClearRay™️ bulb socket with a clean cloth or towel to ensure a secure connection for the new bulb and prevent debris from entering the system.

ClearRay panel

Step 5: Proper Disposal of the Old ClearRay™️ Bulb

Responsible disposal of the old ClearRay™️ bulb is crucial due to its mercury content:

  • Check local regulations for proper disposal.
  • Securely package the old bulb if transporting to a collection point.

Step 6: Install the New ClearRay™️ Bulb

Insert the new ClearRay™️ bulb into the socket and turn it clockwise until securely in place. Avoid over-tightening to prevent damage

Replacing Clearray bulb

Step 7: Replace the Access Panel

Reattach the access panel using the screwdriver, ensuring all screws are tightened securely.

Step 8: Turn On Power and Test

Restore power to your Jacuzzi® hot tub. Allow the ClearRay™️ system a few minutes to power up. Check the ballast lights:

  • Solid Green Light: Indicates the ClearRay™️ System is receiving power and operational.
  • Solid Red Light: Indicates the UV bulb is activated for water purification.

Step 9: Enjoy Your Crystal-Clear Soak

With the ClearRay™️ bulb successfully changed and the system verified, indulge in a relaxing soak, knowing your Jacuzzi® is providing clean and clear water.

ClearRay Active Oxygen

Need Some Extra Help?

For those who prefer visual guidance, we’ve also included a step-by-step video  Or, if the DIY approach isn’t your style, don’t hesitate to reach out for your annual hot tub service.

Need more advice? Give us a call on 02891479577 or email info@outback365.co.uk and we’ll help you out. Or drop in and see us in our Bangor or Dungannon,  Northern Ireland hot tub showrooms.

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