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# 1 FAQ = High Water in Brine Tank - Problem -Softener does not remove the water from my salt tank or overflow
My softener does not remove the water from my salt tank when it regenerates. What should I check? 1. Make sure all the fittings are tight. Also check the tubing going to the sa
5600 - difference between metered, 12 day softener valve and Backwash ONLY
What is the difference between metered demand control and 12 day skipper wheel? * Metered.. Meter Demand Operation ** The Fleck 5600 version - 12 day works ( regenerates ) according to the "days" or "
5600 - Manual Regenerate - Cycle Times
To regenerate the Fleck 5600 valve used on softener, without working timer motor. The following steps are involved in regeneration: Time to leave in each cycle Regen - none, valve does nothing in
Air Check - Ball seated or dropping early during the BRINE/SLOW RINSE portion on the 155 or 255 Series Valve
Can you clarify whether the air check should be seated or not during the BRINE/SLOW RINSE portion of operation? ** ONLY after sucking out the water from the salt tank, THEN it drops and "seats" t
Alternate Drain Fitting that comes with every Hankscraft Valve
Two Drain Fittings are Included with the Hankscraft Valves we ship. This extra 1/2" female threaded adapter can be used in place of the Barbed Fitting to allow you to use a 1/2" male threaded connect
Average Salt Amount Needed and Normal Water Level In Brine Tank
The amount of salt needed to properly recharge a water softener is mostly based on the amount of resins being recharged. 3/4 cu.ft. resin = 6 - 9 lbs. 1 cu.ft. resin = 8 - 10 lbs. 1.5 cu.ft resin = 1
Backwash Only Valve Replacement Options
If replacing a Fleck 5600 or similar Backwash Only Valve, We recommend one of the following, Fleck 5600 in standard or "L" power head with 12 day timer, see: http://www.softenerparts.com/Valve_Fleck_5
Brine Refill problem with Fleck 5600
If your Fleck 5600 Valve is not refilling the water to your brine tank, then here is a list of things to check and information to review about Brine REFILL Failure. see: Brine Line Flow Control b
Brine Suction problem or High Water in Salt tank with Clack WS1 Valve
If your Clack WS1 Valve does not appear to be drawing ( sucking in ) the salt water from your brine tank, then here is a list of things to check and information about Brine Suction Failure. see:
Brine Suction problem with Fleck 5600 or similar Hankscraft Valve
If your Fleck 5600 ( or similar Hankscraft design ) Valve is not drawing ( sucking in ) the salt water from your brine tank, then here is a list of things to check and information about Brine Suction
Cabinet Model Design - Pros and Cons
The only pro is they take up a little less space than separate Resin tank and separate Brine tank ( although small square brine tanks installed right next to Resin tank would not take up more space )
Clogged Injector in Iron Filter
Customer writes: Thanks for your help. The problem is described in detail below, but the short version is that I couldn't get the Potassium Permanganate to draw during the regeneration cycle, even af
Distributor Failure in Bottom of Resin Tank
A customer has had 2 distributor failures within a relatively short time. This time he thinks he may have lost the majority of his resin. Can you please shed some light on possible causes for distribu
Fittings Measurements Different Then Expected ( 1/4 and 3/8 fittings )
Customers confused by the "Size" of 1/4" fittings because they "Look" to be 3/8" in width. ** This is because the 1/4" female opening is 3/8" across if measured. And the 3/8" female opening would
Fleck 2500 leak to drain - Reasons why valve is still leaking after replacing the Seals & Spacers ( 60021 )
Reasons why Fleck 2500 valve is still leaking after replacing the Seals & Spacers ( 60121 ). Look at the condition of the Teflon on the Main Piston ( 60900 ). see: http://www.softenerparts.com/Piston
Fleck 3200 timer problems - if "stalling" or not "advancing".
CUSTOMER PROBLEM: I have replaced the Main Piston and Seals Kit, but valve keeps hanging up on backwash. I need parts for Model 2500 as shown on the Fleck parts on your site The problem is the cycle
Fleck 5600 - Power Head replacement - Standard in place of "L" Bracket
Customer Asks / Writes: Hi, I have a fleck 5600 Econominder "L" Series. It broke recently and I need a new unit ( just the top head unit is broken not the entire unit ). I just wa
Fleck Valve - Greensand application - Purple Water After Regeneration
Question: When our fleck 2510 Greensand water filter is finished back washing, we have purple water in our lines. It is seems to be functioning properly, our sand level is normal, our brine tank i
HANKSCRAFT H2O PRODUCTS and Replacement Valves
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High Water in Brine Tank - Problems and Solutions
My softener does not remove the water from my salt tank when it regenerates. What should I check? 1. Make sure all the fittings are tight. Also check the tubing going to the salt tank for small