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Old 07-11-2013, 09:32 PM   #1
Bill Traver
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Blown Out Backflush Valve

I am new to sprinkler systems. I blew out the lines last fall but forgot to turn off the water valve going outside ... consequently, my TORO backflush valve started to leak. I am wondering if I need to replace the whole thing or just the parts inside (spring and some plastic pieces)? When I turn the water on and open both valves on the unit, water pushes out the top.

Thanks for your help.


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Old 07-11-2013, 10:08 PM   #2
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Blown Out Backflush Valve

You can replace just the parts. You may find the parts cost more than the valve. However replacing the whole valve could be a project depending upon how the current one is installed.


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