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Hunter I20 - Head stays up.

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Summett, Oct 10, 2004.

  1. Summett

    Summett LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72


    I just had an irrigation system installed and like it alot. but, one of the heads stays up after the zone runs. I had Hunter I20's installed.

    I noticed that while it's running that water runs out between the part that pops up and the "nut" that screws on to the entire head. Then when the zone is done, the head doesn't return done.

    I unscrewed the "nut" and took out the head and rinsed it out, but still doesn't retract.

    Can anyone assist me? Thanks so much.
  2. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,661

    Call the contractor and have him replace it.
  3. Summett

    Summett LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    So you think the head is bad, mdirrigation? It seemed to work fine when he was here.
  4. jerryrwm

    jerryrwm LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,274

    Yeah, there is something wrong in the flow-tube/seal/spring. It may be a damaged out-of-round cap, or a rolled wiper seal. It happens from time to time. Call the contractor and have him replace it. Hunter will warranty it no problem.

  5. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,036

    what he said, ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^.

    hunter is pretty good about warrantying their products.
  6. Summett

    Summett LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    Called the contractor and got it replaced. Thanks for the help.
  7. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,654

    By the way, the I20s are very nice - in my opinion.

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