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Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 6:42am

valve not stopping water

I have to begin by saying I'm new to this sprinkler repair stuff. I just replaced my timer, then noticed some leaks in the system. I dug them up and they are some old orbit drain valves. They're draining water constantly. So I replace both drain valves and one still "leaks". So I replaced the control valve to the line, which had just started leaking also. That did not fix the problem. Any ideas?


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Friday, August 18th 2006, 3:52pm

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Saturday, August 19th 2006, 4:16am

Try to find some 'King' drain fittings, they don't get clogged up.

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