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  1. Rainbird solenoid help please, it says "manual 1/4 turn On/Off

    I think my solenoid is bad, I unscrewed and took it off of the valve.
    I turned on the controller and walked back to the valve and just heard it buzzing.
    I tried to clean the blue screen and it just...
  2. OK, I'm still trying to figure this out. I read...

    OK, I'm still trying to figure this out.
    I read the manual again and the only salt adjustable setting is the salt efficiency setting and it's either on or off. Default is on which says "at least 4k...
  3. AWW CRAP, Just as I got happy I had to get...

    AWW CRAP,

    Just as I got happy I had to get brought down.
    I have to admit, the bypass valve fells kinda flimsy and I'm scared to be opening and closing it a several times a week. I don't think it...
  4. WOW, I can't believe I didn't think of that....

    WOW, I can't believe I didn't think of that. That's an awesome idea. Simple and easy and no extra work installing and paying for stuff.
    Thank you very much.
  5. Thank you very much for the reply. First off I...

    Thank you very much for the reply. First off I finally got a hold of the water department about Iron and it's not listed on the test results because there's no Iron in Tucson's water so I'll set the...
  6. Thanks, I used potassium because the plumbing...

    Thanks, I used potassium because the plumbing company that gave me a quote when I wanted to install a water softener wanted an extra $400 to plumb the back yard separately so softened water with salt...
  7. Holy Cow Gary, thank you so very much for the...

    Holy Cow Gary, thank you so very much for the explanation but I'm only a month new to water softeners and don't understand most of what you said. Sorry to be a dumb%$#. Is there a softener for...
  8. Best place to buy Hach 5-B hardness test kit

    cheapest I found, I purchased from Hach directly for $30 including shipping.
  9. Great, thank you very much. I wish i would have...

    Great, thank you very much. I wish i would have gotten that instead of the Hanna gauge in the first place.
  10. Great, thank you very much. Did a few minutes or...

    Great, thank you very much.
    Did a few minutes or testing and couldn't get the valve to move. I looked in control panel and there's only one valve for the entire house. it has three wires but the red...
  11. My irrigation has been shut off for a week so no...

    My irrigation has been shut off for a week so no water being used there.
    Last night I tested everything again and watched the entire cycle and everything is working perfectly but the water still...
  12. Sorry, I meant the city water is 15 gpg and I...

    Sorry, I meant the city water is 15 gpg and I bumped it up a few for Iron so I have the softener set to 18 gpg.
    Also, since I didn't want to pay more to have the backyard plumbed for raw water I...
  13. Thanks, I tested it with strips when I installed...

    Thanks, I tested it with strips when I installed it a few weeks ago and it was about the same as the Hanna meter is reading now which is 2.7 on the raw water. After I did the regeneration last night...
  14. Thanks, is the little square manual screw...

    Thanks, is the little square manual screw supposed to be turned clockwise in off position normally and the solenoid is what automatically turns it on and off.
    If so, maybe it's turned on somehow...
  15. Sorry, I meant a pNa tester. The water feels...

    Sorry, I meant a pNa tester. The water feels pretty hard now. I bought that tester on Amazon thinking it would give me a really quick easy reading.
    The softener is a GE GXSF39E 39,000 grain. The...
  16. Thanks, I have not yet tried to remove anything,...

    Thanks,
    I have not yet tried to remove anything, I was planning on trying to fix it tonight after work.
    is that long black round piece adjust the water flow by turning it ? Sorry for the dumb...
  17. Brand new Softener was working great not it's not. Any ideas

    I had a ton of help for everyone here last time when I couldn't get my new softener working and it ended up being the venture cap wasn't screwed on tight and I guess there was no suction so nothing...
  18. Newbie question, irrigation not working correctly, system off but water still flowing

    I just purchased a home and only living there for 2 weeks and got the water bill and we used 14,000 gallons.
    I found the problem and it was a cut in the black irrigation line from a tree root...
  19. an electronic way to test my water hardness using potassium instead of salt

    I was looking for a hardness tester and across a Hanna Instruments HI98202
    and looking at the manual and it says it tests hardness by
    the pNa tester utilizes a sodium ion-selective
    electrode to...
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    I'm a total noob and this is my first post to...

    I'm a total noob and this is my first post to someone else's thread.
    I have a CR Spotless car washing system that takes the TDS to zero and is supposed to leave no water spots whatsoever.
    I live in...
  21. Dumb water softener question, why does increasing the salt level lenthten regen time

    I've only had my softener for a few weeks and thanks to you guys it's working great.
    I only added two 40lb bags of potassium to make sure it worked good since I bought it on Craigslist (the softener...
  22. great thank you very much I really appreciate it....

    great thank you very much I really appreciate it. went to Ace Hardware and everything is working perfectly.
  23. Installed new kitchen sink and water lines don't reach now, need to get an extension

    Sorry if this is a stupid question,
    I installed a new sink from a double basin to a single one in my island and the faucet is now on the other side of the hot and cold valves and the new faucet...
  24. Thank you very much. The sink is a Glacier Bay...

    Thank you very much. The sink is a Glacier Bay and I live in Tucson.
    I think i have it figured out, I took the old U channel to ACE hardware and looked to see what would be long enough and hold the...
  25. Thanks, We know nothing about installing tile...

    Thanks,
    We know nothing about installing tile and the guy we hired said just putting tile over the counter and using hardy board and grout would be fine.
    I did find a sink clamp solution.
    I found...
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