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Orbit Model 57896 I can only get 4 stations I seem to have lost two that I did have.

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  • mjlyons Mar 16, 2011

    Thanks for the suggestion, in a lot of electronics that works so it was a good try , but didn't work. Thanks again any way.



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Try removing the battery, unplugging the timer, plugging the timer back in, pushing the reset button (if you can find it) and try reprogramming for all 6 zones. Post again after trying.

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

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    Gary Nigro Mar 17, 2011

    What exactly is the problem? Is it that Zone 5 and Zone 6 don't come on or is it that the timer doesn't show Z5 and Z6 running time?

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    Gary Nigro Mar 17, 2011

    Another thing you can try is to use Program B for all zones instead of Program A.
    If the timer appears to be operating, you could have a wiring problem to those two zones.

  • mjlyons Mar 17, 2011

    Thanks Gary, it wasn't really a wiring problem but while I looked into that I noticed a couple of screws weren't tight at the top of the circuit board and those two didn't make contact I guess.
    Thanks again.

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    Gary Nigro Mar 20, 2011

    I'm glad that the loose wiring was the source of the problem. I am an irrigation contractor and when two zones go out simultaneously, it usually is related to wiring, not the timer.



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