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Sunday, April 23rd 2006, 3:48pm

System won't work with timer!

I have just turned on my system; all sprinklers work using the manual control at the valves.

I tried using my Rainbird system and nothing happens.

I have measure the voltage on one station and it read 29 v but I checked the voltage on the other stations and they also read 29 v when I only have station one on. And my system still does not work.

I have tried manual test, and by passed the sensor.

Please help I just bought the home and I may be missing something with my inherited sprinkler system.



Supreme Member

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Location: Metro NYC


Monday, April 24th 2006, 3:19am

Now check the wiring. Test for resistance.


New Member


Monday, April 24th 2006, 4:29pm

Check the resistance and I found out that my ground was not correct. My rain sensor was not working properly and was not hooked up to the rain sensor bypass.

All is working now!

Thanks for your help![8D]

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