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If you can't manually operate the handle, the actuator might not be at fault - the actual valve might be jammed (or the actuator might be jammed, keeping you from operating the valve by hand, I guess.) In any case, you should probably take the actuator off and verify if the valve can be operated by hand without it in place - if not, the new one won't have ...


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Since the question is 'can', and the situation is not a major threat to safety or welfare of people and property, in similar circumstances, a 'friend' of mine used solenoid lawn sprinkler valves. $10 what is not to like. http://www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/Signature-Sprinkler-Valve-Solenoid-p/7962.htm My friend got his at Home Depot - but I could not find ...


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Typically this would be a quarter turn valve, and turning the key on the left would open the valve. It may or may not rotate 360 degrees, the design does not indicate that. Adding some oil or lubricant to all surfaces around the 'wing' cannot hurt. If you are able to cut off the flow with the blue valve, try releasing the screw on the side of the Mueller. ...



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