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Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 1:20pm

by irrigation solutions

weeping valve

I would guess that you have a valve that is not sealing all the way. Either that or you are on the bottom of a hill with the head.



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Thursday, September 9th 2010, 4:08pm

by mrfixit

There's obviously something wrong with that SAM. Perhaps the rubber washer is missing where it seals. Could be debris in the sprinkler. Could be a 1804? with a SAM cap on it. Could be the only working head on the line?
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None the less there's still a problem. If that seeping is 24 hours a day you have a problem with the valve on that zone.
Most likely the diaphragm or seat washer needs replacing. It might have debris stuck in it. It might be loose.
It could be a hairline crack in the valve seat.
The solenoid might be a tad loose.
If I knew which valve you have I might be able to give specifics.

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 3:36pm

by wxperson

SAM pop up sprinker to stop "seeping"?

Hi,

I purchased a Rainbird SAM 1800 pop up with the intent to stop an irrigation pop up station from seeping . It is the lowest irrigation pop up on the zone.

Unfortunately, it did not correct the problem.

What could I try next?
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