Leaks!

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by bluemoon, May 1, 2013.

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  1. bluemoon

    bluemoon Member
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    Hi all and hope one of you can help.

    I've got a Shurflo 100psi and the 2 elbow connectors that came with it. The problem is that it has now started leaking on the outlet joint, but only when i've got the tap on my pole turned of to stop the water as the pressure causes it to leak.
    The water sprays out under pressure in a small jet where the hose connects. I've got a jubilee clip and wound bit ptfe tape round the elbow connection and have tried using fernox silicone sealer thingy.No luck and it keeps leaking which is very annoying as can't turn tap off and ends up soaking my van and sure it doesn't help my pump as it never shuts off as it never reaches cut out point for varistream controller and seems to loose pressure throughout the day.

    Hope i explained this clearly and hope someone can suggest best way to connect so it stops leaks.

    Thanks
     
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  2. OoO

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    Have you tried lowering the dead end stop setting for it.

    Maybe it's too high?
     
  3. bluemoon

    bluemoon Member
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    Damo sorry to sound stupid but whats that and how do i do it?
     
  4. OoO

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    Is it digital yeah?
     
  5. bluemoon

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    yeah damo it the digi one the VSD6
     
  6. bluemoon

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    so i need to lower it go from C to D or E??
     
  7. OoO

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    Don't know mate. You could try lowering it to B

    IT depends on your system mate.

    Worth a try. When your tap is closed how long does it take to hit the P or DE IE the pump stops.
     
  8. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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  9. nwcs

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    put some ptfe tape on mine,
     
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