Rain Bird Residential Valve Troubleshooting: Using the Bleed Screw to Fix a Sprinkler Leak

[Music] if water is leaking from a zone even when the valve is not turned on by the controller there may be debris stuck in the valve you can use the bleed screw to flush debris stuck in the valve allowing the valve to close all the way slowly turn the bleed screw counterclockwise until water starts to escape from the top of the valve never completely remove the bleed screw on a live system leave the bleed screw open for approximately 60 seconds then turn it clockwise until it is hand tight during normal operation the bleed screw should always be in the closed position [Music].

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