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# 1 FAQ = High Water in Brine Tank - Problem -Softener does not remove the water from my salt tank or overflow
1. Make sure all the fittings are tight. Also check the tubing going to the salt tank for small cracks. Any air leak will cause the valve to not draw the water out during the regeneration cycle.
Brine Draw Failure in Sears, GE Smart Water, North Star Systems
Causes of suction failure in order of importance and frequency: 1 ) Gasket under Nozzle Venturi is worn, cracked, or "dried out". 2 ) Seal Kit is failing at some critical area, and not sealing. 3 ) R
Error Codes Sears, GE, NorthStar Timers
*** Error Code 01, 02, 03 or 04 can be the SWITCH, the wiring connection to the switch and back of circuit board, OR it could be a weak motor OR it could be "drag" on the motor because the
GE SmartWater Switch Activation Not in Sync with Cam Gear
The softener stops just short of where it needs to for the fill and brine cycles. On the valve body the indicator is to the left of the letter slightly past mark, but it still needs a lit
My Valve appears to be operating but the Salt is Not Going Down.
What could cause this problem?
The salt not going down could be due to many different reasons.
1 ) Valve is not regenerating due to a problem with Timer Motor or a bad gear in the timer assembly ( common in Autotrol Timer
Sears and GE Smartwater - Water Not Soft - Distributor Oring problem and solution
Sears Kenmore, NorthStar, and GE Smartwater softeners use the same clamp to tank valve for the past 15 plus years. On occasion the distributor oring that fits on the outside of the riser pipe w
Sears Valve Body drips at INLET
Customer Writes: (CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE) I have a Sears water softener. Model 625.348590 It
is leaking where
Visual Guide - Installing Rotor Disc and Seal Kit Sears Type Valve
See animation from the Morton softener site - the link is below. Their
softener is another variant of the Ecowater/NorthStar/Sear/GE Smartwater type system. The animations are almost identical to the
Why is new Venturi Nozzle Assembly wet and label coming off?
Yesterday I received my order. I was happy with the speedy
delivery. However, when I open the package it certainly looked like this is a
used part. The paper label on the venturi nozzle assembly 718