How to adjust a Rainbird 5000 series rotor head
*You will need the Rain Bird tool that came with your sprinkler system or a small flat screwdriver.
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- FIRST, start the zone containing the head that needs to be adjusted.
- Next, use your hand to tightly hold the shaft of the sprinker head and turn to set the left stop-point. **If you hear any clicking, stop turing the head immediately to avoid stripping it.
- Once the left is set, you will use the Rain Bird tool to set the right stop-point. Insert the tool into this adjustment point. You will turn the tool towards the + and - to increase or decrease how far the head turns to the right.
- Finally, you will use the Rain Bird tool to adjust into this adjustment point. Simply turn the tool to adjust the diffuser screw inside the head and set the spray.