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My sprinkler system is not on consistently and is pulsating off and on. How can I fix this?

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  • blanchetait Jul 22, 2009

    As I set all the times for each zone at 10 minutes - number 1 will come for a minute then stop, then come on for 30 secs. then stop, then come on again for a few minutes and stop. The above will be repeated at station 2 through 6. The water will run but sometimes it will not come out of the heads when it is stopped. Is it my control pad that is faulty or is the wiring faulty. Please advise.

  • blanchetait Jul 26, 2009

    I did this but the problem is it pulsates during the program. Each zone is set for a specific time and that is working. The water keeps running but the heads are not spraying properly - they pulsate instead of watering like they should.

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You must follow the programming directions on the door and set the zones for times to operate.

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    Craig Butler Jul 22, 2009

    What make and model are you using? There is a program switch for two or three different programs too (A, B & C). Make sure your slider switch is set to program 'A' for the programs you set is for program 'A'

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    Craig Butler Jul 26, 2009

    Do all the heads do this? Are you on city water or irrigation? You may have clogging in the little filters at the heads causing pressure and flow loss. Each head has a small screen type filter that catches debris. If you have a ditch pump, this could be your problem. Let me know and we'll figure something out.

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