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CD King
09-14-2009, 09:27 AM
Why does my Fleck 5600 keep regenerating every 20 to 30 mins?

Gary Slusser
09-14-2009, 10:25 AM
It can regenerate that quickly unless it is an electronic version and the programming is messed up.

So what is it actually doing when you say regenerating?

Is it a mechanical metered or electronic?

If electronic, what is the programming?

If mechanical metered, how many gallons is it set for between regenerations?

CD King
09-14-2009, 10:37 AM
Gary,
It is a Fleck 5600SE, approximately 2 yrs old. It ran fine until a couple of months ago. I have it set for 1800 gallons between regenerations. After regeneration it resets back to 1800, then about 10 minutes later it starts counting down at a very fast speed til it reaches zero. Then it starts is regeneration process all over

nhmaster
09-14-2009, 11:29 AM
Timer is not operating properly

Micro Switches or harness defective

Faulty cycle cam operation.

Here's the service and installation manual
http://www.abundantflowwater.com/5600SE_service_manual.pdf

Cass
09-14-2009, 11:49 AM
bad button

Gary Slusser
09-14-2009, 07:47 PM
The manual doesn't mention the meter. I'd unplug it at the end of a regeneration and see iif the gallons count down then. If the gallons still count down, and the micro switches are opened/closed as they are suppose to be, I would say it was the timer.