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Fogdog

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Monday, September 20th 2010, 10:36pm

Rainbird Irritrol PD-600 Controller quit working

I am in a new/older house that has a Irritrol PD-600 Controller that has glitches. The gentlemen who

owned the house showed me how to work it and has been working fine. But every now and then, I try

to set it to handle a specific zone and recently it quit altogether.



I tried unplugging it and resetting it, but only the time comes on and does not allow you to put the

system to on or off, it just displays the date. I unplugged the backup battery and still no resolve.



HELP! I need to get me grass watered and unsure how to overide it to work, as nothing seems to work

at all now.



Fogdog "In dire need!" :cursing:

mrfixit

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Location: USA

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Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 1:02am

You probably mean Rain Dial. Irritrol RD600. Make sure the faceplate is plugged in all the way to the circuit board. I've been seeing a rash of Rain Dials go haywire this year. It's just a fluke no doubt. If you can't get it to work then replace it.
www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/Sprinkler-Timers-Controllers-s/23.htm

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