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Old 04-25-2013, 12:53 PM   #1
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easiest way to check if sprinkler has leaks


will water meter clock move if i have a tiny sprinkler pipe leaks?

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If there is a leak before the zone valves, then your meter will spin. That's how I check my system if it's leaking. If the leak is after the valve, the meter will not detect it.

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Do you hear a slight hissing sound near the valves? Even if not, if you suspect a leak, have you checked to make sure the manual override screws on top of the valves have not worked loose? They may need new o-rings too.
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