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Whatever my wife fixes. She offered to cook.

Appointment today with my cardiac doctor.
 

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Morning everyone. I replaced my back yard sprinkler manifold, all glued in, looks great. Problem is, one is not working.
Is it a broken wire?
Is it a bad solenoid?
Is it a bad transformer?
Did I get glue into the port?

Worst of all, it is about 80' away from the transformer, so each test is a 160 foot walk.

Anyone care to guess?
 

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Morning everyone. I replaced my back yard sprinkler manifold, all glued in, looks great. Problem is, one is not working.
Is it a broken wire?
Is it a bad solenoid?
Is it a bad transformer?
Did I get glue into the port?

Worst of all, it is about 80' away from the transformer, so each test is a 160 foot walk.

Anyone care to guess?
Swap a wire with the one next to it and test it
 

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That is today's plan. I also purchased a hand held remote to activate my sprinklers remotely, but I have to re-install a fresh battery and remember how to use is. I'll get it, but Chris, that is my first thing on my list. Since my backyard is all on a drip system, I even plumbed some tubing into my bird bath, so there is always fresh water for birds.
 

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Typically one head is NOT on a separate Zone.
A solenoid usually controls a Zone with multiple heads.
If the transformer goes belly up none will work.

Glue in the port possible, dirt in the line blocking it possible, a Bad Head is possible... just get another head and change it... if not it you now have a spare. Remove the head run the system to blow water out the up pipe to 'clear' the line.
 

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Before it got dark, I replaced the solenoid. This morning, I see the plants appear watered, so maybe that was the problem. Then again, I manually tested that line quite a few times, so the wetness could be from turning on the valve manually.
 

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Morning everyone. I replaced my back yard sprinkler manifold, all glued in, looks great. Problem is, one is not working.
Is it a broken wire?
Is it a bad solenoid?
Is it a bad transformer?
Did I get glue into the port?

Worst of all, it is about 80' away from the transformer, so each test is a 160 foot walk.

Anyone care to guess?
I think it has the Wuhan Flu...
 
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