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Culligan Valve Replacement Question
Last Updated: 06/12/2019
QUESTION:

I got a Culligan Medalist Series water softener and i want to get away from culligan. What valve would replace the one I got.

ANSWER:

* Sorry, none ( directly ). All true Culligan Valves and Tanks have threads that are Proprietary. Nothing else will fit on the tank. They designed everything about their systems to be proprietary ( thus requiring all parts and service to come through only their authorized Culligan Dealers ).

So, you must either replace the Media Tank ( re-use the media )
OR
Purchase this Tank Adapter Bushing ( to re-use your TANK with a Standard Brand of control valve ).

You can buy a new Valve ( The Fleck 5600 is our recommendation ). 5600 12 day softener control AND a new Tank
( common one cu.ft. size would require a 9 x 48 tank ). Tank: 9 x 48 And then dump the resins into the new tank, and then screw the new valve onto the new tank. The brine tank can be re-used ( only requiring purchase of 3/8" brine tubing and an adapter Elbow, 1/4 f x 3/8 c Fitting Plastic Jaco - our PN 584564NO .

For additional help guides on Valve Replacement and Resin Replacement ( or re-use ), please refer to the "Do It Yourself Repairs" section.

QUESTION:

Does the resin tank come with the tube that goes into it?

ANSWER:

* Valve comes with new Bottom Distributor to make a new center distributor pipe,
SEE:
WATER SOFTENER VALVE REPLACEMENT

* All Fleck, Hankscraft, and Autotrol Valves fit "standard" tanks ( which all tanks are standard unless you own a Culligan, Ecowater, CUNO ( uniflex tank ) or Sears type water softener ).

SEE: REPLACEMENT MEDIA TANKS

and for more about Resin replacing and Sizes of Tanks, Quantity of Resins,
SEE:
RESIN REPLACEMENT GUIDE (WHY, WHEN, HOW?)




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