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460TC or Logix 740 - Which Timer Replacement is Best?
Hello. I am helping my father purchase an Autotrol 255 Valve Module and I noticed that there are two option I can choose from. There is one that comes with the 460TC timer and one that comes wit
Choosing a Softener System - Which Brand is Best?
I'm trying to decide what brand / manufacturer of water softener system is best. Who do you recommend? We like any system that uses the Fleck 5600 Econominder Valve. An
Recommendation of Fleck 5600 Econominder and Hankscraft Equivalent water softener replacement valves - Which Brand is Best?
I'm trying to decide what brand / manufacturer of water softener system is best. Who do you recommend? We like any system that uses the Fleck 5600 Econominder Valve. And these are not sold as a
Where is my package - no tracking - delays - best methods
If your order is not received in 7 - 10 days, or no tracking progress is shown online, there are several possible reasons for this. DOMESTIC ( USA ) First Class Mail orders normally arrive in 7 days
Whole House Carbon Filter - Which is best for city water?
Hi, I'm a little confused about which unit of carbon filter to purchase, I'm on city water with noticeable chlorine smell when faucet is on, no iron staining has ever been seen, 19 grain hardness of
440 Upgrade to 760 metered demand Logix Timer - How?
There is now a Conversion "kit" for the metered Logix Valves. Metered Control Upgrade for the Autotrol 255 / 460i is this 760 Logix Kit ( AP1255006 ) with Indoor ( open face ) Cover as shown, unle
NovRam, 460i and 460TC timers - What is the difference?
Older versions = NovRam 460 Mid 1990s, replaced by 460i with separate transformer and the 460i design was used in 2011 to create the 460TC as a non-metered "Day" timer replacement for the mec
Autotrol 155 with 440 Upgrade to 740 Day timer or 760 metered demand Logix Timer - How?
The Logix Upgrade Kits ( 740 or 760 ) are not meant to be used on the older Autotrol 155 ( 1550-TC ) Valve Bodies, but can be if you are willing to do some cutting of the new Logix Top Plate that mus
Choosing a Resin - What is the Difference
I'm trying to decide what kind of resin to buy. I would like a quality resin but I don't know enough about the manufacturers to know if there IS a better or more efficient resin.
# 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
# 1 Shipping and Placing Order Questions: How to, When, How Long, From Where, What Methods
You must place order ONLINE ( or by Phone if you don't have access to a computer ) and we must receive Payment before order will be processed or shipped. You can Create an Order ( or Quote ) in online
# 3 RETURN Policy and Procedure
Return Policy and Procedure - No RMA required. SEND RETURNS TO: RETURNS / "your order number" Softenerparts.com 752 Commerce DR Unit 12 Venice, FL, 34292-1744 90 day money back - Or exchange. Only
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
740 and 760 Logix Timer Programming Instructions
Best place to start is the un-programmed state: Press and hold "set" ( square ) and "down" ( arrow ) buttons together for 5 seconds. Then press and hold "set" ( square ) button for 5 seconds. You will
Autotrol Valve Leaking to Drain after Replacing Valve Discs
Question: After installing new flapper valve disc set in my Autotrol Valve, I checked the function before powering up timer. The valves all seemed to work. I then turned the water flow back on and ha
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:
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 Rotor Disc
H2OW TO Softener = Fleck 5600 SE valve on 10 x 19 tank in cabinet
* Customer wrote in looking for replacement tank for HOW TO ( H2ow To ) softener: Andrew,The hole in the top is approx.2 3/4" across-the overall height is 18 3/4" tall - outer diameter is approx. 10"
Odor - Sulfur (Hydrogen Sulfide) in your water
Hydrogen sulfide is a gas that causes an obnoxious rotten egg odor in your water. Hydrogen sulfide is caused by rotting and decaying organic matter in the underground aquifer. Hydrogen sulfide ( H2S )