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Node - Troubleshooting Guide

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Choose from the links below for troubleshooting your NODE battery controller.

No Display

Cause:

  • Display goes off due to hibernation mode to save on battery life
  • Battery is dead

Solution

  • Press any button for 1 second
  • Replace the battery
Shows Running, No Watering

Cause:

  • No water pressure
  • Faulty solenoid
  • Incompatible solenoid.
  • Wiring issue

Solution:

  • Turn on main system supply
  • Replace solenoid
  • Must use Hunter DC Latching Solenoid (P/N 458200) or other compatible DC latching solenoid. Locate a dealer here if necessary.  Other compatible solenoids listed in this support section.
  • Wiring may be backwards. Boack should always lead to the common terminal and red to the station terminal.

 

Automatic Program Not Starting

Cause:

  • Controller in System Off mode
  • AM/PM of time of day not set correctly
  • AM/PM of start time not set correctly

Solution:

  • Verify that controller is programmed for automatic watering
  • Correct AM/PM of time of day
  • Correct AM/PM of start time
Rain sensor does not suspend watering

Cause:

  • Rain sensor defective or miswired

Solution:

  • Verify proper operation of the rain sensor and wire connections
  • Make sure yellow was split in half and wired correctly.
Station Repeats

Cause:

  • The program has more than 1 start time assigned to it
  • Each program has up to 4 start times

Solution:

  • Eliminate program start times as needed.  For more infomation on this topic, visit support section here.
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