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
Alternate Drain Fitting that comes with every Hankscraft Valve|
Two Drain Fittings are Included with the Hankscraft Valves we ship. This extra 1/2" female threaded adapter can be used in place of the Barbed Fitting to allow you to use a 1/2" male threaded connect
Fleck Valves - LEAKS out the DRAIN HOSE|
LEAKS out the DRAIN HOSE: Fleck valves use pistons and internal seals to control water flow
through the control valve head. When water continuously flows out the
drain hose, and the unit has fini
Erie 2001 Valve Leaking to Drain or Brine Tank - Cam Sync problem|
Picture 001 (click to enlarge) Picture 002 (click to enlarge) Picture 003 (click to enlarge) ** Customer shares how to Sync the Cam on an Erie 2001 Rotary Valve
I began by removing the cover of the
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
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:
Fleck 2510 Valve to Tank Adapter Leak - O-rings to replace|
Common o-rings that need replacing for the valve to tank connections are 19936 ( # 7 in diagram below ) https://www.softenerparts.com/ Seal_Base_Seal_Fleck_2510_p/ 3419936.htm and 18303 ( # 14 in dia
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 F
Aerator Use and Cleaning Q & A|
Hydrogen sulfide is a gas that causes an obnoxious rotten egg odor in your water. Most noticeable when water is first turned on ( because the gas separates from the water and collects in the pipes as
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.
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.
Pressure Drop or Flow Rate reductions through a Water Softener / Filter System - Things to Consider|
Pressure or Flow Rate Problems
# 1 REASON is the RESINS in the water softener need to be changed. . and this is discussed at the end of this article ( and several other places on our website
Fleck 2500 leak to drain - Reasons why valve is still leaking after replacing the Seals & Spacers ( 60021 )|
Reasons why Fleck 2500 valve is still leaking after replacing the Seals & Spacers ( 60121 ). Look at the condition of the Teflon on the Main Piston ( 60900 ). see: http://www.softenerparts.com/Piston
Tools Kit 60135-2510 for Service 1500, 2500, 2510 Seals & Spacers|
My manual indicates Service Repair Kit #60135-2510 , does this
include all parts and tools, and what is the cost?
The PN 60135-2510 "Service Kit" is no longer
It did NOT inclu
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.
Brine Line Flow Control b
Relieving Pressure Fleck 5600 Valve|
Relieving the Pressure on your 5600 Valve and the Tank.
Put valve on By Pass, or turn water off
Manually put the valve in "backwash" to
HOW TO RELIEVE P
# 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
Low Pressure Through Softener On Chlorinated Water|
( 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