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Manufacturer Warranty on Valves, Timers, Control Boards, Meter Covers, and Complete Systems
Most manufacturers extended a 5 years warranty on new complete valve head ( also media tanks -- leak warranty only - not on the media inside the tank ), and on structural parts, but this really only
# 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
# 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
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
No Pressure Unless the Softener is By Passed
When do the resins in the softener tank need to be changed? 1. The average water softener will not need it's resins replaced in it's life time ( 20 + years ). 2. Water softening resins need
How a water softener actually works and why does it feel slimy
How does my water softener actually work? 1. See Water Softener Basics Why does soft water feel slimy or slick in the shower? ( or what we like to call "silky" ). 1. Water that has been cond
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
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
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
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
General Ionics Valve or Tank Replacement
The General Ionics valve and tank are proprietary in design. Only a few of the parts made for "Fleck" valves are interchangeable. Many key parts of the valve ( like main piston and seal kit ) are prop
How Long Until Water Feels Soft Again After Repair
It can take several regenerations, and the "using up" of the Hot Water to get the "feel" back. It is recommended that you manually have the system run extra regenerations and to drain the hot water
New Timer Motor 18743 kicks the unit into 'REGEN', but that's as far as it will go.
If you install a new Fleck 5600 motor timer and it does keep the time o.k. and even kicks the unit into 'REGEN', but that's as far as it will go, THEN: * It is possible you have dropped the cu
Performa Valves Keep Breaking 440i Timers - Solution is...
* PROBLEM: We have dual tanks for well water with 268/440i controllers. One is for an iron filter, the other a brine tank. We are running into a situation where timers have been destroyed because the
Rainsoft Amazon Gold Series ( Silver Series ) Seals ( Gaskets ) and Spacers are Fleck Parts
The valve body of the Rainsoft Amazon Gold Series ( and not electronic Silver Series ) are basically the Fleck 5000 or newer Pro Flow version of the Model 5000 valve. See our parts list here: http://w
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