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Monday, February 28th 2011, 7:25pm

by Mitchell

nelson valves

I took the 3 valves apart, cleaned them blew them out with an air hose, put them back together. STILL LEAKING!



Any ideas as to what to do next?

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 6:38pm

by Mitchell

VALVES

Thanks, Hi.Todd. The valve that would not come on is bad. Checked it with a meter. Current coming to the valve when the valve should be activated but valve not working.



I checked the valves that were leaking. Apparently, there is some trash in them. I can activate the zone with the solenoid by turning it and cut it off by tightening it but all 3 are still leaking.

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 4:10pm

by hi.todd

Find the valves in the field and then open them up manually by the solenoid and then close the solenoid try to see if the solenoid was loose. Tighten it! Then if there is a manual bleed screw open it. Then close it fairly tight.

Good Luck

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Sunday, February 27th 2011, 1:29pm

by Mitchell

Nelson Valves

?( I turned my water pump and control box on yesterday. 3 of the 4 valves are leaking whether the timer is on or not. The only one that is not leaking will not come on at all. Any suggestions from anyone?