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Friday, September 2nd 2005, 6:11pm

by Jazzer K

replace with hunter Pro-c and switch out the oud valves for some hunter jar tops while your at it.

Sunday, March 20th 2005, 6:23am

by Wet_Boots

Lightning is flukey stuff. It is just possible that the strike damaged several (or all) solenoids and/or the wiring, and spared the controller. The wiring should be checked for shorts or open circuits before you declare the timer to be a dead duck. If you live in a heavily lightning prone area, the strictest method to cope is to use hydraulicly controlled valves. A more realistic method is to use an electromechanical controller.

Saturday, March 19th 2005, 1:24pm

by RidgeRun05

They are right, you would be better off, probably even cheaper, to just buy a new controller than to go hunting for parts for an off brand controller. Thumbs up to the Pro-C as well.

Friday, March 18th 2005, 10:46pm

by sanzen96

your timer is fried. buy a new one. i see it all the time. a pro-c is a good choice.

Thursday, December 9th 2004, 8:28am

by nestors

if it resets then ok ,if it will not replace with a Hunter pro-c
also you might have bad selenoids from the lightning

Nestor's

www.NestorsLandscape.com

Wednesday, November 10th 2004, 8:57am

by martinjames10

lightning bolt

Several weeks ago a bolt of lightning hit the backyard and since my controller will not allow me to manually open each individual station to blow them out. I had to manually open each valve at the valve box in the ground. I have a controller with the name james hardie irrigation mobel tbi3696. do you think I need to replace the circuit board? is it available as a part?
the clock will allow me to reset it, so i don't think the entire controller is bad. can you advise me what to do to trouble shoot this problem?
Jim Martin