How do I reset my hunter xcore sprinkler system?

Resetting a Hunter X-Core is easy. To reset the irrigation controller, all you need to do is press the negative, the hand and the program keys at the same time, then use a small tool to press in the small reset button on the side of your controller. A small screwdriver or a pen will do the trick.

X-Core – Manually Run a Single Station

  1. Turn dial to MANUAL – ONE STATION position.
  2. Station run time will flash in the display.
  3. Turn the dial clockwise to the RUN position to run the station (only the designated station will water, then the controller will return to automatic mode with no change to the previously set program).

Secondly, why is my sprinkler system not turning off? If the valve shuts off, the problem is with the timer. If the valve does not shut off: Open the top of the valve and remove the diaphragm. Turn on the water supply and flush the valve out for 15 seconds.

In this regard, why does my hunter sprinkler system run twice?

Tabs. A common reason for a controller to repeat a cycle is too many programmed start times. Only one start time per active program is required, a second start time will cycle the program an additional time. The controller will operate the stations in numerical order.

How long do I run my sprinkler system?

Run your sprinkler and see how long it takes to get a half inch of water in the can – just like a rain gauge. Usually it’s about 30 minutes. So 20 minutes, 3 times per week will get an inch of water on your lawn, and 30 minutes 3 times per week will get 1 ½” down.

How do you test a hunter sprinkler system?

To initiate the test program: Press and hold the PRG button. The station number will be flashing. Press the or button to scroll to the station you would like the test program to start with. Use the and buttons to set a run time of up to 15 minutes. After a 2 second pause, the test program will begin.

How do you reset a sprinkler system?

How to Reset a Sprinkler System Turn the control dial to the “off” position. Press the “next” button to access the clear-memory feature. Press and hold the “off” button until the display stops blinking. Turn the control dial to the “run” position. Press and hold down the “minus” arrow and “prog” buttons simultaneously.

How do I program my XCore sprinkler system?

X-Core – Programming Start Times Turn the dial to the START TIMES position. The factory preset is set on program A. If necessary, you can select program b, or C by pressing the PRG button. Use the plus (+) or minus (-) button to change the start time. Press the arrow (>) button to add an additional start time, or PRG button for the next program.

Why does my sprinkler system keep running?

There are two reasons why your sprinklers would continue running: It’s possible your valves have been opened manually. You’ll need to locate your valve box(es) and turn the solenoid(s) clockwise until snug. The solenoid is located on the top of the valve and looks like a cylinder with two wires protruding out of it.

How do you program a Rainbird sprinkler system?

Turn the dial to any of the numbered valves to program the watering run time. Press the arrow keys up or down to select the length of time you want the valve to run. Alternatively, press the down arrow until the display reads “0” to prevent the valve from coming on.

How do I reset my Rain Bird Sprinkler System?

How can I clear all the programming and reset my Rain Bird ESP-Me sprinkler timer back to the factory default settings? Turn the dial to Seasonal Adjust. Press and hold the left and right arrow buttons at the same time for at least 3 seconds. Until you see the word “CLEARED” on the screen. Turn the dial back to AUTO RUN.

How do I set the time on my hunter sprinkler system?

Pro-C – Setting the Current Date and Time Turn the dial to the DATE/TIME position. The current year will be flashing in the display. Use the and buttons to change the year. The month will be flashing. Use the and buttons to change the month. The day will be flashing. The time will be displayed: Use the and buttons to select AM, PM, or 24 hr.

How do you turn off interval watering on Hunter Pro C?

Under the Water Days or Days to Water dial position on your controller you have three options. You can have the program run on specific days, an odd/even schedule, or an interval schedule. To move out of the Interval mode and back into one of your other two options simply continue pressing the right or left arrows.