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Sprinkler timer will not start pump. i need wiring help

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Have the same problem,, but the small button on the bottom of the start relay works to run the pump or if i put the two start 24 vt wires to the timer 24 vt spaces,, but can not get the timer to turn on the pump when it turns on the water, even tried the orbit help center, and they said it was faulty timer, so i replaced it ( another wasted 2 hrs to return the old and hook up the new one) only to find out it too was exactly the same results. Next round,, i look for a diferent brand timer and pump relay switch,,, hope this will solve my problem

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