Flow Problem....?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Shine Window Cleaning, Nov 4, 2012.

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  1. Shine Window Cleaning

    Shine Window Cleaning Well-Known Member
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    Seem to be having a slight issue with my trolley recently- after about 10mins the flow of water just 'dies' from a steady stream to a trickle. My Varistream controller is on max flow 99, and pump seems to functioning correctly. Any advice in 'Laymans Terms' (as I'm not that technically minded!) gratefully appretiated!
     
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  2. bluemonkey

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    does it just die or start back up again after a few seconds,

    does it flash bat
     
  3. Shine Window Cleaning

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    Seems to just die, but pump is still working. I did wonder I'd it might be battery related (as it was fully charged, but had been unused for a week?). Is Varistream meant to flash bat if that is problem then?
     
  4. bluemonkey

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    mine does if flow drops, try reducing the flow to 0 then back up to 60 ish and see what happens, as could be a pressure switch or air block what happens if you leave it running for 5 mins
     
  5. rcproperty

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    everyone seem to be having problems with these, glad i dont use them and use a analog dial one! never have problems with that!

    i would say airlock is the first one to look at
     
  6. bluemonkey

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    could it be the drop in temp, adjust the cal
     
  7. Shine Window Cleaning

    Shine Window Cleaning Well-Known Member
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    whats the 'cal' mate, and how do u adjust it?
     
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    thay would make sense- how do u cure an airlock problem mate?
     
  9. bluemonkey

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    press the left and right buttons on controll till it flashes cal
     
  10. harunh

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    when i get airlock... i run my pump on 99 :) then put it down to 20 turn it off put it back on and put it up to 99 gradually :) and it does the job :)
     
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