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Old 04-24-2016, 09:54 AM   #1
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Just noticed last nite the pressure valve dripping. Reason for concern?? What might cause this?? Tks!!!
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Old 04-24-2016, 10:00 AM   #2
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Open it, let a little water out and let it close again quickly. Some times it can get some crud in it or just not seat properly.
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Old 04-24-2016, 10:01 AM   #3
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Sometimes it's because when the release toggle is not allowed to snap back into position after opening after pressurizing the system it might leak a little. Also, some leakage from the valve could be normal as stated in the owners manual I have.
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Tks!!
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Just noticed last nite the pressure valve dripping. Reason for concern?? What might cause this?? Tks!!!
Only do this when Water is COLD! Youroo!!
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Tks for your help!!
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Old 04-24-2016, 10:05 AM   #7
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Had this issue last year while at Crater Lake, Flybob is correct.

It took 4 quick flips to get it to stop leaking, I used a hand towel to keep the hot water from going every place.

Do be very careful.

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Only do this when Water is COLD! Youroo!!
Now you tell me.....
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Tks!! Will definitely try this!!
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