How do you stop a sprinkler head from leaking?

To repair the leak valve, you must remove the valve, clean it, replace all the bad parts, then reassemble it. See How to repair a Solenoid irrigation valve for instructions. It is possible and common to have problems both with a leak valve and the drainage of the lower head. Fix the valve first, then check for the drainage of the lower head.


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