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Can someone help me with a problem?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by ABeautifulCutAboveInc., Jul 22, 2008.

  1. ABeautifulCutAboveInc.

    ABeautifulCutAboveInc. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 118

    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?:confused:
  2. Bigred350

    Bigred350 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 779

    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.
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,673

    Have you ever seen the system in normal operation?
  4. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,976

    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?
  5. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,799

    Perhaps the mythical Rainbird Pro-C is always hot on all zones.

  6. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,673

    And it comes with a four amp transformer?
  7. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,911


    lol nice boys
  8. Ditto.......
  9. He's in FL could have a FIMCO.
  10. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,219

    second on the crap, probably not scrubber valves

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