Water Softener Repair Guides

Your water softener removes hard minerals such as calcium and magnesium from your house's water supply, preventing deposits of white scale from building up on plumbing fixtures and inside your pipes and water heater. It also makes soap lather better and rinse off cleaner. If you're having problems with your water softener, these DIY water softener repair guides can help you fix your water softener. For tips on using and caring for water softeners, check out our water softener articles and videos.

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How to Replace a Water Softener Venturi

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The venturi draws brine water from the salt tank to the resin tank for regeneration. Follow these steps to replace a damaged venturi.

How to Replace a Water Softener Timer

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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.

How to Replace a Water Softener Valve Motor

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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.

How to Replace a Water Softener Rotor Position Switch

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The rotor position switch detects the position of the valve rotor. If the rotor position switch fails, follow these steps to replace it in about half an hour.