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    Need help setting and making it run.

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    Picture? model number, description?

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    Cylinder says F&W Flint and Walling. Timer on top of cylinder Seriel Number is 1583579

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    They have sold many different systems over the years. They have stuck with generic equipment so a picture would be very helpful.

    Thanks,

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    Quote Originally Posted by ditttohead View Post
    Picture? model number, description?
    Here is the model #F7FS24 Date Code 89-02 I'll try to get pictures.

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    When I plug in and turn water on all I get is steady pour from drain hose and pump keeps kicking on. Setting dial will not turn (Large dial in center)

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    We are shooting in the dark hoping to hit some thing with out seeing the unit....

    There is most likely not one of us here that can not id a valve by looking at it...

    Setting dial will not turn kind of sounds like a fleck 5600.... but there are Autotrol valves that have a center dial as well..... then there the Macclean system that had a dial in the front center.... could be an Erie....

    Photo!!!!

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    Well looky there... a Fleck 5600 day system..
    You will find main book at the link.

    http://www.pentairwatertreatment.com...al%2040106.pdf

    You are going to need a piston and seal pack to start with and there might be a few other parts but that is the start to end the leak to the drain and most likely the stuck center part in the power head..

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    Jammed valve, the 5600 main gear has a tendency to break from that time frame. Order the main gear, seal and spacer kit, piston assembly, brine valve, and if it is 24 volts, I would recommend a new motor too,

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    Would really like to see the main gear break.... break from where and what?

    Now I know that the brine gear can have the shaft that it rides on break as I have seen that, but the main gear? maybe the part that is hanging in space part that on the SE or SXT or the 6600 or 6700 that is all one part.... no cut out.

    Why not just through the whole valve out and start over...
    Start simple and then go from there.

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    The main gear pt# 13170 breaks off the first tooth or two. Some minor changes were made to the main gear to prevent this problem. I still stock a large number of main gears for this common repair. Once the tooth is broken, it will no longer key correctly to the brine cam gear and the gears will no longer mesh properly. This causes the system to lock up and can no longer be turned.

    This is a very common problem on older 5600 valves.

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    Got a half dozen or so hanging in the stock room.
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