04:05PM | 07/10/05
Member Since: 07/09/05
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In trimming some groundcover I inadvertently cut an electrical wire for one of my sprinkler valves. I tried repairing it with wire connectors, but not only does it still not work, whenever the timer moves to that valve, it blows the fuse inside the timer. How do I fix this problem??


08:48PM | 07/10/05
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
It sounds like the wires are shorted.

You should have two wires in a cable (or possible more).

Keep each wire separate and connect it to the same color on the other part.

If this is stranded wire twist all of the strands together before trying to join it with it's mate. Strand sticking out can call this problem.

Also look at the cable and see if you cut it in more than one place.


08:54PM | 07/10/05
Member Since: 07/09/05
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Keep each wire separate and connect it to the same color on the other part.

That worked! Thanks for your help!



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