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Backwash Plug Number - Autotrol How can I tell what number of backwash plug I need?
Your existing BACKWASH PLUG should have a small number on it. The number matches the diameter ( in inches ) of your resin tank. The most common is 9 ( for 9" x 48" tanks ). Thus the part number woul
Technetic 1000, Plus, 1100i replacement Valve Recommendation
Customer Question: Hi I have an Technetic 1100 it needs to be replaced can you tell what one would be the best to replace it with. Thanks The Valve that is closest to your Technetics is the Autotro
Flow Plug in Nozzle Venturi housing - Number up or down? In Sears, GE Smart Water, North Star Systems
Flow Plug in Nozzle Venturi housing - Number up or down? I have a question about the 0.3 BLFC Button used on Sears, North Star, and G.E. / Whirlpool softeners. Part # 1148800 or GE part # WS22X100
Backwash Plug and Injector Cap Removal Tool
The BACKWASH PLUG should have a small number on it. The number matches the diameter ( in inches ) of your resin tank. The most common is 9 ( for 9" x 48" tanks ). Thus the part number would be 25F-9
Orange Sand Coming Into House
Orange Sand coming into House Our resin tank appears to have failed. The system filled our house plumbing with an orange sand like material. We close the bypass valve and flushed the system. What shou
Turbulator - Why Would Someone Use This Over A Standard Bottom Distributor Basket / Riser Pipe?
The Purpose of a Turbulator in your Resin tank: They help in HIGH IRON ( over 3 ppm ) situations to "stir up" the RESIN BEDS and "help" in the cleaning process. We sell them, but we do not "USE
Bruner Valve - Old and New Styles
Older Bruner softeners ( Model B-790-4 ) used an Autotrol model 160 valve in late 1970s and early 80s. This model is like the 155 valve in size, but does not use an "air check" on the valve. In this
Ecowater proprietary models are 2000, 2002, 2200, 2500, 2502, 3000, 3002, 3200, 3500 Series and late model 2100 PF series, and we can't get most parts
Can I get a valve rebuild kit for a ecowater 3000 from you? Please let me know, and thanks! Sorry,but no. Ecowater proprietary models are 2000, 2002, 2200, 2500, 2502, 3000, 3002
# 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 salt tank for
How To Replace Media ( Carbon, Birm, Greensand, or Calcite ) in Filter Tank
1. Turn off water, unplug control valve from electric outlet, disconnect control valve from water lines, and drain line. 2. Unscrew control valve ( may require two people ) from Tank. 3. Remove contr
Tank Diameter - How To Measure and Why It Matters
Do you just measure the outer resin tank diameter? * Yes, you measure the fiberglass tank that contains the resins ( or other media ). Do not be "fooled" by plastic decorative "jackets" sometimes pla
How and Why to use Acid Neutralizing Media Calcite and Corosex ( Magnesium Oxide )
If the water's pH is less then neutral ( 7.0 ), then correction is required to prevent the water from corroding the metal in your plumbing. Most common "symptoms" are blue stains from dissolved coppe
Low Pressure Through Softener On Chlorinated Water
Resin Replacement ( When, Why, and How ) When or Why to replace your softening resins. First let me say that is has been my experience that the resins
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
No Salt Systems for Water Softening
I see ads for "No Salt" needed water conditioners. How do they work without using salt? 1. Many dealers will advertise a no salt water conditioner. Any brand of water conditioner can be oper
Air in water lines after Softener Regenerates
If you notice AIR in the water lines the morning after your softener has regenerated, AND the brine water level is normal ( meaning the valve has been sucking the water out and refilling properly ), t
Trouble Shooting Guide for the Fleck 5600 and 5600 Econominder Valve
  PROBLEM   CAUSE   CORRECTION 1.  Softener fails to regenerate. A.   B. C. Electrical service to u
440iHV, 460TC, 460i Timer Assembly WARRANTY Policy of Softenerparts.com
Full warranty policy for the 440iHV, 460TC, and 460i timer assemblies. 90 days free exchange warranty We ship you a replacement (and pay postage to you) Then you return the defective one in same bo
Autotrol 155 or 255 - How to Tell Which You Have
How do I know if I have an Autotrol 155 ( 1550-TC ) or a model 255 Valve? The Series 155  was replaced by the Series 255 late 1995 ( early 1996 ). An easy way to tell the difference is, the
Brine Draw Failure in Sears, GE Smart Water, North Star Systems, Whirlpool, Morton, Ecodyne, Ecopure and others
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. Note: