Univalve Leaking

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by LouisAMS, Sep 1, 2016.

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  1. LouisAMS

    LouisAMS Member
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    Hi All,

    Just interested in hearing any feedback after using univalve for a few moths now...

    Mine is leaking, not horrendous but still leaking enough to leave me with wet shorts if pole hose is in contact with clothing.

    Not intending on replacing it every 6 months...

    Absolutely love it btw.

    Louis
     
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  2. LouisAMS

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    Also will it get worse and eventually fail?!

    Loud hissing noise at times when activated also...
     
  3. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    TBH i dont think its the valve, i think your clamps are the issue.

    Strip it down and re clamp the hoses. Think that may do it.
     
  4. LouisAMS

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    Ok I'll give that a go.
     
  5. peter rogers

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    Hose needs cut straight and o rings properly crimped
     
  6. spruce

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    Probably the rubber o ring inside needs replacing LouisAMS

    Steve has a video on how to do it and spares are available on his website.It saves having to send it back and not having it for a few days.

     
  7. tench0771

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    thanks for uploading the vid spruce mine is also leaking ill get some o rings :thumbsup: apart from it leaking its working perfect im verry happy with mine so far:rock:
     
  8. CHWS

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    It's actually great to see that they are basically a lifetime item with just an o ring to replace
     
  9. spruce

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    I haven't opened mine but if I look closely at the video there also seems to be a seal/gasket/washer/O ring at the bottom of the mechanism which seals the water flow.

    I would imagine the thinnest of thin smear of silicon grease would help to lubricate it.

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  10. LouisAMS

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    Thanks for all the replies.

    Awesome video.

    Will be buying a bunch of the o rings for spares and checking everything over this weekend.

    Have a good weekend everyone.
     
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