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vazquezjp

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Location: USA

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Wednesday, December 1st 2004, 11:15am

Finding & Replacing gaskets for Toro 3/4" valve

Anyone know how to obtain gaskets that go in a Toro 53285 3/4" anti-siphon valve?
They go under the ABP(AVP)??? cap. Mine sat too long and cracked and fell apart. I have looked very hard but no store seems to carry them.

Thanks
Jason
Jason

SprinklerGuy

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Wednesday, December 8th 2004, 3:38am

sorry....I'm not sure you can purchase parts for them anymore....when I was in the supply industry in 1993, we were running out of parts for them.....crappy valve.

ASV cap! LOL

Better off replacing the unit.....good luck
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vazquezjp

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Location: USA

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Wednesday, December 8th 2004, 6:45am

That bites. What amouts to a $1 part, now I need to buy a $12 dollar valve to fix.
I feel like a sucker.

<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by SprinklerGuy</i>
<br />sorry....I'm not sure you can purchase parts for them anymore....when I was in the supply industry in 1993, we were running out of parts for them.....crappy valve.

ASV cap! LOL

Better off replacing the unit.....good luck
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Jason

nestors

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Thursday, December 9th 2004, 8:30am

just replace valve and be sure nothing else will go wrong.

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mackdss

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Monday, May 1st 2006, 1:44pm

This is a very old thread but I too have come accross this same problem. I called Toro today and they are sending me four gaskets for my valves( TORO 53285 ) that they claim have been improved and should last. They also said they will continue to carry them for years down the road. It is a known problem for this valve. I like this valve since it has a union in the middle for easy removal. Hope this helps anybody looking for this part.

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