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Lainiest

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Monday, July 2nd 2012, 7:11pm

Rainbird SST controller- display goes blank for one zone only

I have a Rainbird SST controller that is new. I had wires coming in from the wall with no controller and took a chance and wired it up.
One wire - no matter what zone on the controller that I hook it to will not power on a zone of sprinklers. When operating manually or automatically with the controller. When that zone is selected- the proper info shows in the display and then the display will go blank. After a couple of seconds the info will display again, and then the display will go blank again.
Any ideas?
Thank you!

mrfixit

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Posts: 1,450

Location: USA

2

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 10:35pm

Could be a bad solenoid or crossed wiring.
Figure out which valve it's supposed to run, disconnect one wire from the solenoid. Does it still blank out? If not replace the solenoid.

3

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 8:00am

any chance it's an extra wire?

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