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02-04-18, 01:00 PM
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Posted By John Jone

Both times the leaks were in the cold water line.

Both times the leaks were in the cold water line.
02-04-18, 11:45 AM
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Posted By John Jone

Pinhole Leaks Can Water Filtration Be a Long Term Solution

I live in South Orange County, CA (Southern California). My home was built in 2001 and it has suffered two pinhole leaks in the same area of piping about 2 years apart. My home has copper M. ...
12-24-14, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By John Jone

Plex Pipe Installed Through A Stud

Recently I had a plumber fix a pipe in my house. After finished I discovered he drilled a hole in 3 studs of an interior wall to run the plex pipe. I am curious if this is compliant with normal...
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Views: 785
Posted By John Jone

Trying to Figure out these wires

I purchased a home and I am trying to figure out what the wires in the image might be:

Here is the image...
04-27-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By John Jone

PJ Max thank you for you help. I'll need to hire...

PJ Max thank you for you help. I'll need to hire someone that knows what they are doing.

Thank you again!
04-27-14, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By John Jone

Wiring Help

Your help is much appreciated. I don't have much electric knowledge. I was moving some TV wiring around a junction box and noticed one copper wire showing. I am not sure if I bumped something and...
12-30-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By John Jone

Thank you for all your help!!! Those pipes do...

Thank you for all your help!!! Those pipes do look nasty with all that cement. Is that normal for a builder to be so messy? Will that impact the pipes in anyway? The soldering also looks kind of...
12-25-13, 01:32 PM
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Views: 1,410
Posted By John Jone

Whew... Thank you! I would say the from pipe to...

Whew... Thank you! I would say the from pipe to pipe it is about 16 to 20 ft total for the hose. He was here about 3 hr to find leak and cap it. It took another 1.5 hr to reroute it. 3 to four...
12-25-13, 12:17 PM
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Views: 1,410
Posted By John Jone

Thank you very much for the reply. Now I am...

Thank you very much for the reply. Now I am scared they did not do something right, but I don't 100% understand exactly what you are saying.

Plumber wrote Cold Side 3/4 in copper water line...
12-24-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By John Jone

Here are some pictures of the completed job. ...

Here are some pictures of the completed job.

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=8F4C26B577CBC2E4%21228

But I think I may have been charged too much. Just looking for others opinion.

The...
12-24-13, 07:50 AM
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Views: 1,410
Posted By John Jone

Leaking Pipe in Wall Needs to be Rerouted

I have a leaky pipe in my wall the plumber discovered the location and was able to stop the leaking. He said it was broken in the slap.

However, in order to fix the pipe he would have to demo...
06-29-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

So I got this working manually and but I am...

So I got this working manually and but I am trying to get it working with the controller now. Some of the wires that are going into the controller seem be a different color then the wires coming out...
06-28-13, 07:29 PM
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Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

Thank you so much for the help!!! I finally got...

Thank you so much for the help!!! I finally got it to work. I feel like such a dummy When trying loosening the solenoid per your suggestion of taking it apart, I noticed the top back ridged part...
06-28-13, 07:17 PM
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Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

Sorry I thought that was a master. I will try...

Sorry I thought that was a master. I will try and take one apart and see. I did notice this #1 valve will turn on zone one even when the main water valve from the street is turned off.
06-28-13, 07:07 PM
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Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

This is the master control #1, which as you noted...

This is the master control #1, which as you noted in the picture you posted was not shown. On the solenoid it has an on off and if I turn it. If I do turn it to on, water comes on of the sprinklers...
06-28-13, 12:15 PM
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Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

Ok, I will give that a try with cleaning. One...

Ok, I will give that a try with cleaning. One question. Does the master solenoid control the water flow to the other solenoid?
06-27-13, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

Pjmax, thank you for the reply. The wiring is...

Pjmax, thank you for the reply. The wiring is funky I agree. Can the wiring cause the system to not work even if I turn it on manually from the solenoid? My feeling is I really don't think that...
06-26-13, 05:02 PM
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Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

Yes, I tuned it back on and I can hear the...

Yes, I tuned it back on and I can hear the pressure come into the tube but when I flip the valve on. But then when I go to the solenoids after doing this, no water is getting to the solenoids when i...
06-25-13, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

Thank you for replying on this topic. I have...

Thank you for replying on this topic. I have been troubleshooting for a couple days. I uploaded pictures here: http://sdrv.ms/10k3NJr (4 pictures you can flip through them)

Here is what I think...
06-19-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,363
Posted By John Jone

Sprinkler System Suddenly Not Working

My Sprinkler System is Suddenly Not Working. I check the box and fuse and it appears good.

When I go the the solenoid the first main one will get water when I turn the head manually from off to...
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