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Friday, September 1st 2017, 12:45am

Author: DNoss87

RE: Wiring a solenoid, but there is only one wire to wire into.

Yes this is a two wire system. Is purpose is to save money on wire. Quoted from "gaturfandlawn" I work on a golf course and the system is not a reliable system. I was replacing a valve and noticed when wiring the solenoid that there is only one controller/hot wire. Has anyone seen this before? Is it fine to wire both wires from the solenoid into the one wire in the ground? Thanks

Friday, September 1st 2017, 12:35am

Author: DNoss87

RE: One zone with low pressure

Kinda sounds like its getting pinched by a tree root. Are there many big trees between the operating valve and the closest head on the zone? If so its probably pinched. Quoted from "Abol" I've got one zone that has developed low pressure, meaning last year it was fine. It's low enough that the heads won't pop up all the way or they won't turn. I've manually opened the valve (stem with wires coming out), same. Pulled screws and cleaned diaphragm, same. Went to end of the line, pulled the head out...