I20 Trouble

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by coxlandscaping, Nov 12, 2007.

  1. coxlandscaping

    coxlandscaping LawnSite Member
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    Is anybody having trouble with Hunter I20 popping up had a customer call me today about 4 of there heads not wanting to popup I went by and you can pull up on them not very hard and they will come right up and run fine I noticed that you could push down on them when they are running and you can feel it like click into place and they will not pop up pull on it a little and it will take right off should I just replace all 4 and see what it doe’s it has been working fine all summer according to the customer it worked fine when we put it in
     
  2. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,563

    i-20's require a higher working pressure... about 300 psi minimum.

    I have had a few stick down. I unscrewed the body and cleaned it out and it was fine. I think the center turret was in a bind when the cap was screwed on.
     
  3. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Sounds like the pressure is too low for I-20's. Pull the rubber off the check valves and they should pop up fine.
     
  4. zman9119

    zman9119 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Holy cr:dizzy: p
     
  5. The I-20 has a much stronger spring than the PGP.... if the head will not pop up then it is a pressure issue....
     
  6. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Had same problem with some Toro's pressure fix cured it i think 300 psi might be a bit much might break something try more like 50 look just to the left of the enter button there a few keys we call them punctuation try them next time you post cause if you dont your sentence seems to go on and on even though youve really written a paragraph people think youve written a sentence cause theres no punctuation:dizzy:
     
  7. You are meant to read it like a poem.
     
  8. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
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    LOL

    i meant 30psi...sorry
     
  9. Yank the I-20 and install maxi-paws.:)
     
  10. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    :laugh: Do ya one better, yake the I-20's, install plugs/caps.
     

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