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Old 07-23-2008, 08:31 AM
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Richdel valve leaking.

I installed a new diaphragm in a 1" Richdel valve-model #205.

When we turned the water on, the valve is leaking from the top of the valve at the screw although the screws are tight. I did not think there was water available to leak at the screws. I have not had a valve do this before.

The zone is off and all is well except for the water leak.

John
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Old 07-23-2008, 08:45 AM
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Did you line up the new diaphragm correctly?
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Old 07-23-2008, 10:04 AM
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I sure thought I did.

I put the tab to the bottom as I thought that was how the old one came out.

Thanks for the assist.

John
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Old 07-24-2008, 08:28 AM
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I cannot find a diagram of how the diaphragm is supposed to be installed in case I have it wrong. I need to repair this today.

Any help as to where to look for parts schematic or diaphragm placement is appreciated.

John
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Old 07-24-2008, 08:38 AM
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Just line up the holes. Nothing to it. Make sure the cover is properly seated, including the solenoid port 'protrusion'
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Old 07-24-2008, 09:02 AM
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including the solenoid port 'protrusion'
Is also lined up with the solenoid port 'protrusion' hole.
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