Water softener articles
Learn how to get the best results from a water softener with these articles and how-to videos from Sears PartsDirect. From common questions to cleaning tips, we can help. For more DIY advice, check out our water softener repair help section for troubleshooting guidance, error code information and easy-to-follow repair guides.
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Keeping a water softener clean inside and out improves operation and appearance.
The valve motor rotates the valve rotor to operate the water softener. If the valve motor fails, follow these steps to replace the valve motor.
The timer is the control board you use to program the water softener. If the timer isn’t accepting commands when you push the buttons or if the display won’t power up, replace the timer.