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Roger hogan

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Thursday, August 23rd 2018, 2:52pm

Electric to hydraulic converter mutiple valves staying stucknon

Anyone know anything about hydraulic systems i installed the converter box 11 stations every thing worked good 2 months later water continues to drain out the drainline multiple valves stuck on checked all connections fliter clean i notice a huge tree between the box and the suppy line maybe the roots got it ran new suppy line every thing good again2 more months go by and its doing same thing this time i make a adapter i can check psi coming from suppy line only 30 psi you need at least 40 psi made another adapter and flushed thrline it had brown water forna minute until it cleared hooked it back up and have 55psi should be good to go but its still doing the same thing cleaning solenoids and cleaning lines to see if that will work wanting know if anyone has any ideas i havent seen any leaks going to the vslves in the field first solenoid alot of rust so possible contaminations from supply may have to clean all 12 valve or solenoids



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Location: USA


Friday, August 24th 2018, 12:04am

Why is the water coming out brown? Galvanized pipes? Lake water?
Sounds like it's a filtration problem.

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