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Brine Cam Gear Sheared and Broken Off Plastic Housing Inside
CUSTOMER WRITES: I have a Fleck 5600 Econominder valve. The brine valve gear sheared and broke off internally. The plastic that the screw goes into is broken off in the housing and it appears that
440 Timer Rebuilding / Repair / fix Guide
An obvious problem that can occur is for the timer motor to fail. The motors turn at 1 rpm, so it is quite easy to tell if it is turning. A more common problem is for one or more of the drive gears t
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
940 and 960 Timer Obsolete - Replacement Options when used on 255 Valve
QUESTION: I have a Autotrol 255/960 water softener and the 960 timer has stopped working I.e.it lights up all led's when initially powered on then goes completely dark. Is there a replacement timer a
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
440 Tripper Arm Gear Repeatedly Breaking After Replacement.
Why Does Tripper Arm Gear Keep Breaking Repeated failure of the Tripper Arm Gear ( and /or the # 7 gear that drives it ), is caused by the timer assembly "binding" internally. The gears get "sloppy
Low Pressure Through Softener On Well Water
PROBLEM: Our water comes from a well and is not chlorinated. The water pressure is good coming in but no pressure coming out. What is the problem? POSSIBLE CAUSES: 1 ) A filter ( used in 12 inch hous
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
Fleck 5600 Still Getting Stuck After Replacing the Pistons and Seals Kit
CUSTOMER WRITES: I have purchased parts for my fleck 5600 system before and I am again having trouble. The timer still gets STUCK. I have rebuilt it ( new Pistons and Seals Kit ) twice and now am not
Setting Time of Day with the Autotrol 440 Tripper Arm Gear 99F
QUESTION: Could you please tell me how to set the timer on my unit. I just ordered AP99F tripper gear from you. Mine has a broken tooth on it. When I replace it how do I set the timing on it? I don
Switches Breaking Fleck 9000, 9100, or 9500 Valves
The dual set of micro-switched ( one PN 10218 and one PN 16433 , with newer models using TWO of the 16433 only ) used on the Fleck 9000, 9100, and 9500 power head ( drive assembly ) can break when th
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
Pump Pressure Low or Cycles OFF and ON ( Well Water )
QUESTION: The well pump cycles on and off rapidly. I changed the pressure switch, same thing. Pressure tank??? Pressure tank doesn't leak any water from air stem. * Good. If no water
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
Meter - Cover Replaced, but Still not working..
The "meter cover", part # 14038 can be the reason your Fleck Econominder is not regenerating automatically. Once you have determined the timer motor is functioning properly, the meter is the next part
Fleck SE or SXT Error Codes
The Electronic Fleck Valves ( SE and newer SXT ) ERROR Codes Err 1 ( continuously running motor ) is usually a broken CAM or defective Switch. see cam https://www.softenerparts.com/Cam
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
440i Sticking in Backwash or Brine Refill
PROBLEM - Customer Writes, If I manually regerate the dial and turn it to start it will start and then it seems like it gets stuck on backwash, I left it on there for over a hour and it did not adv
Model 172 and 180 are Obsolete - Commercial Autotrol Valves and Parts
Autotrol Model 172 and Model 180 Parts, Spares, and New Valve Replacement. Both the model 172 and 180 have been obsolete for many years now, and so are most of the parts for thos
440 - 460 Output Gear Repeatedly Breaking After Replacement.
------ AP21E ( older ) ------ AP1001833 ( newer ) Two things we have seen break the output connector repeatedly. 1 ) motor runs backwards ( most common on older 440, 440i timers, not 460i or 46