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horse_98

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Monday, August 22nd 2011, 4:03pm

valve shuts off early

I have one zone on a 6 zone clock which will not run for the allotted time. I have switched the wiring from one zone on the clock to another and that did not change anything. I have switched things around until the only thing that remains the same is the zone valve. Why would a zone valve shut off after 2 or 3 minutes when it is scheduled for 20. This is an older system that has been working properly until recently.
Thanks for your help.

hi.todd

Supreme Member

Posts: 417

Location: Houston, Texas

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Monday, August 22nd 2011, 5:37pm

Check your program button and check all of your programs.'
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Wet_Boots

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Posts: 4,058

Location: Metro NYC

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Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 11:43am

If the controller is sending power to the valve, and the valve stops operating, there may be a short circuit that is cutting off the watering. These don't always behave instantaneously.

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