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440 Upgrade to 760 metered demand Logix Timer - How?
There is now a Conversion "kit" for the metered Logix Valves. Metered Control Upgrade for the Autotrol 255 / 460i is this 760 Logix Kit ( AP1255006 ) with Indoor ( open face ) Cover as shown, unle
Autotrol 155 with 440 Upgrade to 740 Day timer or 760 metered demand Logix Timer - How?
The Logix Upgrade Kits ( 740 or 760 ) are not meant to be used on the older Autotrol 155 ( 1550-TC ) Valve Bodies, but can be if you are willing to do some cutting of the new Logix Top Plate that mus
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
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
5600 - difference between metered, 12 day softener valve and Backwash ONLY
What is the difference between metered demand control and 12 day skipper wheel? * Metered.. Meter Demand Operation ** The Fleck 5600 version - 12 day works ( regenerates ) according to the "days" or
Options - Rebuilding or Replacing your Autotrol 255/440 Valve
The Autotrol 255 Valve Body and Timer Assembly ( 440 ) can be repaired / rebuilt / upgraded, in the following ways. Please review the LINKS below 255 Rebuilding, Kit, and 440 Timer Repair Gui
NovRam, 460i and 460TC timers - What is the difference?
Older versions = NovRam 460 Mid 1990s, replaced by 460i with separate transformer and the 460i design was used in 2011 to create the 460TC as a non-metered "Day" timer replacement for the mec
Autotrol 155 ( 1550-TC ) Valve Leaks - How to solve them
Customer writes: My Autotrol 1550-TC unit leaks water from the control valve body. Should this be rebuilt or replaced to solved the leaking? **** Leaks are easy to fix. Either the o-rings, or flapper
Culligan Valve Replacement Question
QUESTION: I got a Culligan Medalist Series water softener and i want to get away from culligan. What valve would replace the one I got. ANSWER: * Sorry, none ( directly ). All true Culligan Valves a
CANADA - Does Softenerparts.com ship to Canada
Yes. We ship to Canada all the time. Small parts under 32 ounces can be shipped by Air Mail in large bubbled envelope ( and pass through Canadian Customs with little or no delay ). Larger items 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
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
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
Search for Part Number On Website - How do I?
Question: How Do I SEARCH for Part on the Website? Answer: The Product Search "box" is in the upper left hand side of our website, above the list of categories. ENTER your Part Number, Or a one, or t
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
Gears, Housing, Motor Inside the 460i and 460TC timers - What is the difference?
Internal view of the 460i and 460TC with circuit board removed. There are 2 smaller drive gears.The one closest to the motor gear is this one, see AP420A43: http://www.s
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
Can an Autotrol 255 valve be converted from softener use to filter ( carbon ) use?
Can an Autotrol 255 valve be converted from softener use to filter ( carbon )use? Sure.. Just cut off the # 1 cam lobes ( brine rinse and brine refill ) on your Camshaft, so the # 1 valve disc will N
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
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