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Monday, December 26th 2005, 4:37am

Rapid clicking in solenoids

I have a residential sprinkler system with 22 zones, controlled by a Rainbird ESP 24LX+ controller. The solenoids in the valves for many of the zones make a rapid clicking sound when the zone is not on, and replacing the solenoid doesn't seem to help. Anyone have suggestions for what might be the problem?


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Monday, December 26th 2005, 6:32am

Timer problem...sounds like the board is going bad....sounds like bleed..meaning that when zone 1 is on some power bleeds to the other zones causing them to have small amounts of voltage..not enough to kick on the solenoids...causing them to try and a google search and you can get their website..then their customer service number. Good luck.
Sprinkler Solutions, Inc.
Arizona and Colorado

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