No regeneration?

Discussion in 'Water Softener Forum, problems, installation and r' started by martinf55, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. martinf55

    martinf55 New Member

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    Brampton, ON.
    Ive had my Fleck 3600sxt for a month now and it hasn't regenerated yet. I have it set to regenerate every 14 days or earlier if needed. Can't figure it out?????
  2. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer In the Trades

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    Is it drawing brine ? Have you cycled the valve and checked that you have suction at the brine line?
  3. ditttohead

    ditttohead Water systems designer, R&D

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    3600SXT? Well, I assume you mean the 5600SXT since the 3600 was never available in electronic form, and it was discontinued about a decade ago...

    A common problem with newly installed systems is the turbine in the meter can get a piece of teflon tape, debris, etc inside of it. Do you see the meter indicator flashing when water is flowing?
  4. martinf55

    martinf55 New Member

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    Location:
    Brampton, ON.
    Did a manual regeneration and BW flashing then stopped when time countdown started.
  5. ditttohead

    ditttohead Water systems designer, R&D

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    On the SXT screen, right hand side, you should see a water drip (not the faucet) and it should blink when you turn on water inside the house. The system must be in service (not regeneration). I assume your system is a metered 5600SXT. Check that first and let us know what you find.
  6. martinf55

    martinf55 New Member

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    Location:
    Brampton, ON.
    Have to wait for initiated regeneration to stop. Want to see it go through stages. I'm pretty sure that water drip flashes.
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