You do not mean you are using the thumb screw at the valve to turn the circuits on correct? Just be sure not to over tighten. My guess is that the solenoid actuator at the valve has failed. To do so, turn the dial to Manual Single Station or Manual All Stations, verify that the stations that you want to activate have run time, and turn the dial back to the Run position. The fact you can get it to work some of the time suggests the possibility of a failing switch for that station, in the controller. But, modularity isnt all this controller has to offer, with great features such as three programs with multiple start times, independent day scheduling options, one touch manual start and rapid advance, a programmable event day off, robust heavy-duty locking plastic cabinet, and superior surge protection. If that does not fix the problem and all else is working, it has to be the solenoid.
This is fairly common and the good news is a new one will not be expensive and will be easy to replace assuming you can find the correct part. Features: Number of stations: 4 -16 Type: Pro-C: Modular Enclosures: indoor and outdoor plastic Independent irrigation programs: 3 Independent lighting programs: 3 Start times per program: 4 Max. When I manually start all stations, station 1 will not start everything runs normal on controller, just no water coming out of sprinkler heads all other stations operate normal. You may then use the and buttons to select the amount of time for a station to water. Assuming the problem is electrical. The Pro-C has proven to be the most reliable and robust controller in the industry, with the flexibility to expand on demand due to its modular design.
You may have to use the manual thumbscrew to bypass the solenoid to flush out the valve. Description : Owners manual and installation instructions pro c r residential and light commercial irrigation controller easy retrieve pro c solar sync rain clik freeze clik and smartport are registered hunter quick check clik delay programming 40 clearing controllers memory. . Hunter videos are the best source for knowledge on hunter products find everything from support to features and benefits of hunter products click below to get started. Check the connections at the solenoid actuator on the valve too.
Everything worked great up till a week ago. Pro-C: delivering maximum flexibility for landscapes that require a minimal number of stations. Make sure the valve is clean and that nothing is clogging the actuator to keep it from opening. This video shows you the basic steps to program a hunter pro c irrigation controller and how to use its various features from setting the date and time to adjusting seasonal percentages and more including manual operation. Now the pro c will easily accommodate hunters solar syncr without additional wiring the new solar sync dial position makes it easy to upgrade and program any pro c to smart control the hunter solar sync is an epa watersenser labeled smart device which calculates evapotranspiration et and adjusts hunter controllers daily based on local. Since 2001, the Pro-C has been the contractorís choice in residential irrigation control.
Hunter controllers allow you to start a station or an entire program manually. Use the button to move to the desired station. When you say you are starting manually you mean you are temporarily bypassing the timer and switching on each station by toggling the switch at the controller right? The new Solar Sync dial position makes it easy to upgrade and program any Pro-C to smart control. First check to make sure the wires from the wire connection at the controller have not wiggled loose. If the switch is allowing power through the wiring to the valve check that it is making it to the solenoid actuator. I have a hunter pro-c system with 6 stations. Nothing fancy, start time is 5:30am every other day, run time 5 mins each station.
I have an option on the controller switch to manually run a single station or manually run all stations. Retighten them if need be. I have to cycle pump 1 on and off than back on every time to get station 1 to operate. If it is going, you will have to replace that switch if you can find the part. When the station or stations finish watering the controller will go back to normal automatic operation. Now, the Pro-C will easily accommodate Hunter's Solar SyncÆ without additional wiring.
Welcome to the hunter pro c irrigation controller support section the pro c controller has had a few running changes with enhancement and the face pack may have different graphics than the one pictured below. When I turn pump 1 on then off then on again than manually start all stations it works fine! If it is not, something has chewed or otherwise damaged the wire run. When the station is running you will see a flashing on the display. Found out this morning though that station 1 does not operate regardless of controller switch setting until I turn pump1 off than on. .
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