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Saturday, October 10th 2015, 4:55pm

Author: eschber@gmail.com

Stuck valve? What am I missing?

Quoted from "mrfixit" Did you put the bonnet on backwards? No, it will only go one way because of the way the solenoid sits on the bonnet. There's a rubber doohickey that has only one place to go. Is the solenoid closed all the way clockwise? Yes, solenoid is closed. Did you install the spring when reassembling the valve? I doubt that's the case cause the spring's attached to the bonnet. I didn't mess with the spring. I actually replaced the entire bonnet, spring diaphragm and all. What happens...

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 4:45pm

Author: eschber@gmail.com

Stuck valve? What am I missing?

Wet_Boots, the valves I have are not flow control valves. I should have mentioned in my earlier post that there is no valve wired to zone 10 so I use that one to test for stuck valves. If I set the system to zone 10 and manually start it zone 3 comes on with full force. If I set it to any other zone 1-9 and manually start it what ever zone I set it to plus zone 3 both come on with 1/2 force. I did test the controller with a volt meter. It was normal, only the switch for the master valve and the ...

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 1:41pm

Author: eschber@gmail.com

Stuck valve? What am I missing?

Hi all, First time on this forum. I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with my system for several weeks. First a little about my system. I have a Rainbird ESP Modular controller. This controls a master valve and 9 zone valves. The valves are wired to zones 1-9 on the controller. All of my valves are Hunter SRV type 1". The SRV has been replaced by the PGV. The PGV and SRV are mostly interchangeable, same solenoid and diaphragm. The PRG has a few improvements such as a stronger plastic ...