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Joe, Marine Mechanic
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I just rebuilt my old toro valves with new parts. I

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I just rebuilt my old toro valves with new parts. I installed a new controller and wired up the 8 valves. After doing so I connected the power and upon doing so 3 of the 8 valves turned on. This is without programming the controller or anything. They come on and won't shut off till I disconnect the power. Ive tried programming and running a test cycle and it runs through fine except for the 3 stations run continuously through the cycle. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Joe replied 2 years ago.


Thank you for allowing me to assist you, my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your concern today.

On the controller try swapping two of the valve's wiring, place the one that turns on right away with one that does not and see if the one that did not turn on now turns on, if so you know it is the controller, if not then you know the problem is with the valve itself, it would not be the wiring as there is nothing there until the controller sends signal out to each valve, so you either have a bad controller (or needs to be reset, check that it isn't set to turn them on and that is what is taking place or is not on manual mode) or problems with the valves.

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