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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
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
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
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
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 relief pressure HOW TO RELIEVE P
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
MediaGuard filter on Distributor Tube can cause pressure loss
Customer found this in his tank when replacing his resin: The unit has what is called "MediaGuard" installed on ( around ) the center distributor pipe. We do not use them or sell them ( of the media
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 operate corr
Brine Refill Problem - No water in salt tank - Autotrol
Does the tank float have to touch the bottom of the tank to signal the autotrol to put water into the brine tank * No. or is it metered after the brine is injected into the softener ( I'm wondering i
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Distributor Failure in Bottom of Resin Tank
A customer has had 2 distributor failures within a relatively short time. This time he thinks he may have lost the majority of his resin. Can you please shed some light on possible causes for distribu
CTA Membrane Not Enough Water
* Customer Writes: I ordered a set of three Microline filters from you at the beginning of the year ( S1224RS CTA Membrane, S7011 Sediment Prefilter, & S7025 GAC Post Filter). I installed the
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:
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
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
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
Sears and GE Smartwater - Water Not Soft - Distributor Oring problem and solution
Sears Kenmore, North Star, Mortons, Ecodyne, Ecopure, Whirlpool, and GE Smartwater softeners use the same clamp to tank valve design since the early 1990s. And on occasion the distributor o-ring, tha