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Texasandrew

Starting Member

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Thursday, March 15th 2012, 7:14pm

Sprinkler head problems

I have two heads on my sprinkler system that appear to look fine. After 1 minute they seem to be leaking underneath the soil. The power and pressure is fine coming out of the sprinkler though. It seems there is a leak somewhere underground but the pressure is great coming out of the head. What should be my first step. Can't afford the 200 the local company will chafe me to take a look.

mrfixit

Moderator

Posts: 1,462

Location: USA

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Thursday, March 15th 2012, 9:05pm

Dig up the sprinkler. Turn the sprinkler off at the nozzle if possible. Turn the water on and see where it's leaking. Repair.
Call around and get quotes over the phone. 200's probably a tad high.

wsommariva

Supreme Member

Posts: 332

Location: Northern New Jersey

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Friday, March 16th 2012, 7:15am

Take a picture and we will tell you how to fix it.

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