How do I program my orbit sprinkler system?

How do you manually start an orbit sprinkler?

Why does my orbit sprinkler system run twice?

A common reason why a program is repeating is that you have a second start time set. The start times control the exact time your ESP-Me timer will begin to water and they also control how many times a day your timer will water. The ESP-Me allows you to set up to 6 start times per program.

Why is my Hunter Sprinkler not working?

If your controller shows irrigation running (Flashing Sprinkler Icon), and your sprinklers are not working, you may have a wiring problem at the valves or the irrigation water supply has been shut down. If the sprinklers do not turn on you may have a valve shut down that supplies the irrigation system.

Why do my sprinklers stay on?

There are two reasons why sprinklers would continue to run with the controller Off or Unplugged: It’s possible your valves were opened manually. Locate your valve box(es) and turn the solenoid(s) clockwise until snug.

Why are some sprinkler zones not working?

Although it sounds simple, if none of the zones are coming on, first check to make sure the main valve for the system is open. Failing zones may also be caused by an electrical problem, which can manifest as a problem with the timer, the valve, the solenoid, or the wire. Frequently, a bad connection may be responsible.

How do you fix a sprinkler zone that won’t shut off?

How do I turn off my sprinklers manually?

How do I turn off my orbit sprinkler system?

Where is the water shut off valve for my sprinkler system?

The main shutoff valve is located on your irrigation system. The main water supply is between the sprinkler controller and your home. Near a faucet bib is where the main shutoff is located. The main valve may be placed in a box to protect it from the elements.

Why wont my sprinklers turn off?

Debris in Valve

One of the most common reasons that a sprinkler zone won’t shut off has to do with debris stuck in the valve. This is especially the case if your sprinkler heads are located underground. The soil, rocks, and loose debris that surrounds the system could potential tamper with the solenoid.

How do you fix a sprinkler valve that won’t turn on?

Try manually opening the valve, using the on/off lever on top of the valve body. Some valves use a bleed screw to manually open them, so if you don’t see a lever labeled on/off or open/close, look for a screw, typically the screw has a knob handle to allow it to be twisted by hand. Do not fully remove a bleed screw!

How do I know if a sprinkler solenoid is bad?

Signs You Have a Problem
  1. The Water Won’t Shut Off. If you have this problem, it’s very likely the solenoid.
  2. Low or Uneven Water Pressure. The solenoid controls the water pressure.
  3. Water Leaks. There are many points in a sprinkler system that can leak.
  4. Current Testing.
  5. Valve Inspection.
  6. Parts Replacement.

What happens if a sprinkler solenoid goes bad?

A sprinkler works because the solenoid changes the water pressure inside the sprinkler chamber and lifts the plunger that opens the sprinkler valve. If your solenoid is bad, the water pressure in the sprinkler chamber will not be changed and the valve will fail to open.

Why is my controller not starting the watering cycle?

Check the valve.

Make sure the valve is operating normally by turning the solenoid 1/2″ turn counter-clockwise. Turning the solenoid will turn the valve on manually. Turn the solenoid clockwise until snug to turn off the valve. If the valve will not turn on manually, check the water supply to the valve.

Why is my Rainbird not working?

If the primary power is correct, then the transformer should be replaced. This is not a Rain Bird warranty item, as this is usually caused by incorrect fuse sizing. Circuit breaker/fuse – Check the condition of the circuit breaker or fuse, if it has been blown the most likely reason is a field wiring short.