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What to do if your sprinkler system wont turn on?

What to do if your sprinkler system wont turn on?

An irrigation specialist will need to look for the following water supply problems: Closed sprinkler valve: One or more valves allow water to enter the supply lines that deliver water to your sprinkler heads.

When do sprinklers run in the sticking zone?

No other Zones were scheduled to run the day the sticking zone came on. For example my system is only scheduled to run through all the zones on Mondays at 3:30AM, and the sticking zone started running one mid-morning during the week.

When do sprinklers start back up on their own?

At about 7:45am, the sprinklers started back up again on their own. No schedule was set for this time, and I didn’t start them manually. When I went into the app, it didn’t show anything as running, and even more disturbing, I couldn’t find anyway to stop them.

Can a Rachio sprinkler system shut off on its own?

With my old Rainbird system I never had this issue, and since installing the Rachio system I have had a zone turn on three different times when not scheduled to run, and wont shut off. The two previous times i had to open up the valves, pull out the cylinder inside the value and reassemble.

An irrigation specialist will need to look for the following water supply problems: Closed sprinkler valve: One or more valves allow water to enter the supply lines that deliver water to your sprinkler heads.

Where to start a sprinkler system in the spring?

To start a sprinkler system in spring after it was winterized the previous fall, you must first know where the sprinkler system’s main shutoff valve is located. In many systems, the valve is located outdoors, inside a long irrigation tube near the sprinkler control boxes. This kind of valve is operated with a special key tool.

Why are multiple sprinklers running at the same time?

The sand got into the diaphragms in the valves and blocked the little pin holes that allow the valves to close. That, combined with lowering the water pressure slightly, would not allow the valves to close. Thus, multiple stations would be running at the same time.

No other Zones were scheduled to run the day the sticking zone came on. For example my system is only scheduled to run through all the zones on Mondays at 3:30AM, and the sticking zone started running one mid-morning during the week.