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Old 07-22-2008, 05:28 PM
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Can someone help me with a problem?

I have a customer that has a problem with his irrigation. He has a 7 zone sytem, rain bird pro c control box. His home is run on a well, not city water. When I open the valve coming off his well, the entire system comes on. No matter if the system is off at the box or not. I turned it on, off, manual, everything. The customer told me before this happened, lightning hit close by and fried his neigbors garage door opener. Is this the control box?
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Old 07-22-2008, 05:38 PM
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Unplug the timer and turn the water on. If all zones still come on then it would be the valves. If they are all off then the timer is fried.
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Old 07-22-2008, 05:39 PM
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Have you ever seen the system in normal operation?
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Old 07-22-2008, 06:01 PM
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Crap in diaphragms or solenoid ports. In a electrical situation, reverse flow valves fail closed, forward flow fail open. Have you proved OHMs & 24-volt at valve?
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:01 PM
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Perhaps the mythical Rainbird Pro-C is always hot on all zones.

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Old 07-22-2008, 07:08 PM
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Perhaps the mythical Rainbird Pro-C is always hot on all zones.

And it comes with a four amp transformer?
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:17 PM
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Perhaps the mythical Rainbird Pro-C is always hot on all zones.




lol nice boys
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:34 PM
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Perhaps the mythical Rainbird Pro-C is always hot on all zones.

Ditto.......
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:35 PM
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I have a customer that has a problem with his irrigation. He has a 7 zone sytem, rain bird pro c control box. His home is run on a well, not city water. When I open the valve coming off his well, the entire system comes on. No matter if the system is off at the box or not. I turned it on, off, manual, everything. The customer told me before this happened, lightning hit close by and fried his neigbors garage door opener. Is this the control box?
He's in FL could have a FIMCO.
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:47 PM
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Crap in diaphragms or solenoid ports. In a electrical situation, reverse flow valves fail closed, forward flow fail open. Have you proved OHMs & 24-volt at valve?
second on the crap, probably not scrubber valves
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