# 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
Autotrol Valve Flow Rate Problem - Either Resin in Tank or Valve Discs not Opening Enough|
Question: I have a Autotrol 155
which seems to have a low flow rate while in the service mode. This was
noticed over a few days due to an electric shower which was unable to
Flow Plug in Nozzle Venturi housing - Number up or down? In Sears, GE Smart Water, North Star Systems|
Flow Plug in Nozzle Venturi housing - Number up or down? I have a question about the 0.3 BLFC Button used on Sears, North Star, and G.E. / Whirlpool softeners. Part # 1148800 or GE part # WS22X100
APK5 - 255 Upper Valve Module - Brine Suction / Brine Tank Overflow after replacing the Top part of the Valve|
PROBLEM: When it goes through the cycle it doesn’t take the water from the brine tank and then it overflows when it refills, is there something I can do or is the module defective. This started a few
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
Water Flowing to Salt Tank after replacing
Brine Valve Piston Assembly Fleck part 60032|
Hi , I just received a new repair kit # 56PSKIT and have installed it, however it now puts too much water into the brine tank, so much so the float in the brine tank rises and shuts it off. What have
Low water flow RO filters - Tank Pressure Problem|
The number one reason for low water flow from a reverse osmosis system is low air pressure in the holding tank.
The Problem: Low Volume and Poor Pressure Little to No air pressure will result in
Autotrol 155 or 255 High Water in Brine Tank - Problem No Suction or Overflowing|
If an Autotrol Model 155 or Newer Model 255 ( since 1995 ) is not drawing the Salt Water out of the Brine tank,
What should I check?
1. Make sure all the fittings are tight. The conn
Upflow vs Downflow Regeneration|
Question: What is the difference between "Upflow" and "Downflow" systems? Traditional "Downflow" systems pull the "brine" solution in the salt tank and flow in at the top of the tank, and have it flo
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
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
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
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:
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
Pump Pressure Low or Cycles OFF and ON ( Well Water )|
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 F
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
Air Check - Ball seated or dropping early during the BRINE/SLOW RINSE -Autotrol 155 or 255 Series|
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
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.