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We have a sprinkler system and the water is OK but the timer

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is not turning on the...
We have a sprinkler system and the water is OK but the timer is not turning on the system. The time appears to be working.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Plumbing
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8/19/2015
Plumber: The Pump Doctor, Pump Repairman replied 2 years ago
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You can turn it on manually?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It stRts the timer but does not engage the system
Plumber: The Pump Doctor, Pump Repairman replied 2 years ago
Does your system use your house water or do you have a pump. If you can't start it manually, and you're on your house's water system, you could have a bad timer, valves, or wiring to the valves. If you can't start any of the zones manually, it's probably the timer itself.
If you have a pump, there's a few more things it could be. The pump itself, power supply to the pump, pump start relay, and everything I mentioned earlier.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It is on the house system
Plumber: The Pump Doctor, Pump Repairman replied 2 years ago
If you have a multimeter, you can turn on each zone and check to see if there's power running to the valves. If there's no power at the timer going to the zone valves, you probably have a bad timer.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
We don't have a multimeter. It can get one thanks
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
That was I can get one!
Plumber: The Pump Doctor, Pump Repairman replied 2 years ago
No problem :)
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