Found leaking valve I think What next?

Discussion in 'Irrigation / Sprinkler Forum' started by vaman77, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. vaman77

    vaman77 Member

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    AS posted previously one zone runs constantly.Dug lawn from supply line and think I found the correct valve.(If it's leaking I assume water would flowing out of after I remove the solenoid?) I opened the valve and am wondering what exactly am I supposed to be cleaning. I see a white plastic washer. Is there a screen or bonnet down further?

    thanks
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  2. mike1059

    mike1059 irrigation tech.

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    I will assume you checked to make sure that the manual bleeds were closed and if so the valve will probably have to be replaced. sometimes replacing the diaphram will fix the problem but I have had very little luck doing that.
  3. vaman77

    vaman77 Member

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    Figured it out.Took valve apart and cleaned it. Works great Thanks for your advice
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