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everett29

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Friday, March 15th 2019, 11:19am

valve not working

I have 6 zones all are working except five I get an err code on the timer. If I turn the valve to on it works but will not work with timer

mrfixit

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Friday, March 15th 2019, 10:25pm

Sounds like the solenoid's bad on the number 5 zone. Or the wires are crossed somehow.
Since you're turning on the valve manually, you know which valve 5 is. Try disconnecting one of the wires from the solenoid at the valve. Now go run it from the timer. Still get the err? No err = change the solenoid. Err = short, most likely bare wires touching. Look for bare wires while you're at the valves.

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