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We have an in ground Hydrotech Softener with 5600 fleck control valve. I have exchanged Main piston spacer and seals, Brine valve piston, cleaned every buttons inside the fleck unite to no avail. Because when turning on everything seems working normal, back washes, rinses, etc., EXCEPT when unit is in "Regeneration" and "In Service" water pressure rapidly slows down to nearly just drips from faucets.
When switching to By-Pass water pressure is normal. Have city water.

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Poul Munk-Madsen
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Hi Poul;
Thanks for asking. I hope your Holiday Season is going ok. It sounds to me like your problem is a clogged mineral tank. Especially when you say "By-Pass" gives you normal flow and pressure. If you go to www.wqa.org you can find a certified water specialist who can come on-site and evaluate your problem at no cost. Then you will have the cause,and the info you need to make a practical decision. Hope this helps.
Goog Luck,
Fred

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My field of expertise is in domestic water treatment. I am retired and have 28 years of experience in the water treatment field. I have earned the designation of Water Specialist, level five, from the Water Quality Association.I can offer help in the solution for private wells` problems as to `point of entry` and `point of use` treatments. these would include,disinfection,conditioning,and purification for drinking including reverse osmosis technology. Problems concerning well pumps,or plumbing or well drilling are out of my field,as well as commericial,industrial or municipal water treatment. I prefer to limit questions to the average homeowner`s use.Since retiring I have added consultation on the care and ,maintenance of domestic water treatment systems. These include filtration, conditioning/softening,chemical feed, and drinking water systems.

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over 28 years testing private wells and application of various water treatment systems for a 65 year old water treatment company.Now retired and doing independent water consulting.BR>
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WATER QUALITY ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION AS WATER SPECIALIST V

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