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Well I guess at times they may not fully retract.
Exactly, I have seen some sprinkler heads that when fully retracted still stood to tall to mow over.

I will usually trim those properties first also which helps identifying where they are located as well.

You can take pictures of them marked in case someone else services the property.
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If a sprinkler does not fully retract, then it needs to be replaced. Over time they get damaged inside from the up and down action, and with a little dirt inside, it creates scratches on the wall lining and causes it to get caught on its way down.

If I see a sprinkler at a customers that is still popped up, I always tell them its time to replace it. Or eventually it will get hit with the mower and then I have to replace it anyway.
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