Water Softener Brine Tank level

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  1. Nov 25, 2018 #1

    edfiero

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    I have a new Fleck 5600 softener. I've read that the water level in the brine tank should be below the salt level.

    Mine is not. My water level is a good 6 to 8 inches above the salt. I added another bag of salt before it cycled last night, but the water level is unchanged today after the cycle.

    Perhaps related (or not) I don't think the water is getting as soft as it should.

    How do I adjust or troubleshoot this water level problem.

    Thanks
     
  2. Nov 26, 2018 #2

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    Bump for Monday morning. Anyone with experience on these Fleck Water Softeners?
     
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    Does it draw the brine solution out of the tank, and then refill?
     
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    There could be a salt bridge in system
     

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