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Refilling when it should Sucking Water out of Salt Tank ( Brine Rinse cycle ) Fleck Valve
When Water is coming out of the Valve during the Brine Rinse Cycle ( when suction should be drawing water out, NOT putting water in ), there are several things to check / look for as the source of the
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
# 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
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 nothi
440 or 440i or 460TC - Cycles controlled by the Camshaft used
Question: "My Neutralizer timer did not have "slow rinse", but my new 460TC says it has this cycle. Is the 460TC the correct unit to replace my 440i timer?" * Yes, it is the correct Timer Replacement
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
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
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 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
BLFC button question 0.25 versus 0.50 gpm with Fleck
Customer Writes: I noticed that the new Injector drain assembly that I got from you guys has a smaller number that the one I have - the one that connects to the brine tank is wrong- the new one is 0.
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
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
STUCK Valve Fleck 5600 Rebuild Guide
Rebuilding the Fleck 5600, Stuck Valve It is very common for the main and brine pistons of the Fleck 5600 to need replacement after 5 - 10 years of use. The valve will get stuck trying
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:
Salty Water Taste in the Morning
Salty water in the morning is a common problem. It occurs most commonly because the internal seals of the Valve leak highly salty water into the cold water lines during the regeneration cycle. Typ
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
Air Check Autotrol Old 36F or Newer Style - How to Tell - How to Clean
How can I be sure I have the newer style air check assembly? The older 36F ( on left ) is an OBSOLETE PART > Air Check Assembly used on Autotrol 155 prior to 1993. Assembly threads on to Tank Adap
5600 Piston Assembly Types - Softener - Filter - Low Water
Piston Assembly 60102-00, 60102-10, 60102-20 What is the Difference? Technically ( see page 8 and 16-19 in Fleck 5600 service manual ); The color of the Teflon coating of the piston may be Gree
Air Check inside Brine Tank can becomes Stuck or Water Logged
The Problem as related by Customer: When checking the brine tank valve assembly--even though I already took it apart and cleaned it--I also replaced all brine tubing. When I took out the brine tank