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I have installed the timer i have 4 wires to go into the 4 zones no wire to go in the master only one zone works??

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Do you have ground wires to each station in series? Without the grounds, the other stations will not work. Determine the ground wire at the working station. The power wire will correspond to the color of the wire on the terminal at the controller; the other wire will be the ground. The ground wire should continue to the next station, then next station, and so on.
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