How to Clean a Sprinkler Filter

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Raise sprinkler

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Raise the spray head using your Orbit Sprinkler Pull Up tool.

Clamp base with pop up tool

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Clamp the base of the spray stem with the Orbit Sprinkler Pull Up tool to hold it in place.

Remove nozzle

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Unscrew the nozzle in a counter clockwise direction.

Remove filter

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Remove the nozzle filter and inspect it for debris or damage. If damaged with cracks or large holes, it's a good idea to replace the filter.

Clean filter

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Place the filter in the cup of water and let it sit for a about 30 seconds. This will allow any debris to loosen. Then swish the filter around, clearing it of any obstructions.

Replace filter

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Inspect the filter again for any unremoved blockages and remove them with your fingers or a push pin.

Replace nozzle

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Reinsert the cleaned filter to the stem and screw the nozzle back on, making sure it is oriented correctly.

Remove pop up tool

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Unclamp the stem and gently let it return to resting position.