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Saturday, May 15th 2010, 10:56pm

Sprinklers go on and off

I have an orbit 6 station controller. Using only 5 stations. Turned system on for summer and the sprinklers come on then go off(run about 30 seconds). All 5 stations do this even on manual. Checked the continuity on all wires good. Have 24v going into controller. What else can I check. Controller does not show that it is having a problem. It is 10 years old


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Posts: 5,288

Location: Metro NYC


Sunday, May 16th 2010, 8:04am

Check the wiring for resistance. If it tests okay, you can bypass the controller and power a zone directly from the transformer.

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