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par4tks

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Friday, February 2nd 2018, 12:09pm

Irrigation will not turn on when set to auto

I have an Intermatic model R8806P101C It operates and turns on each manually without a problem. Timer seems to be working ok but when it is set to auto it will not turn on. Has anyone experienced this and if so what is the cure?

Wet_Boots

Supreme Member

Posts: 5,277

Location: Metro NYC

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Sunday, February 4th 2018, 9:45am

It could be as simple as a bad toggle switch. You will have to diagnose this yourself with the aid of a multimeter. The controller is dead simple, so just find the bad part(s)

However, you might best be served by looking for a replacement. These show up on eBay a lot, as systems get modernized. Note that there are many variations on this clock, so other model numbers can be a match. Read the descriptions carefully.

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