air leak

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BobbyP1954
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air leak

Wed Aug 31, 2022 1:48 pm

Hi I have a 2003 s400 that has developed a leak, it is leaking round the ball at end of fill valve, does the fill valve need replacing ? and is that straight forward ? I have tried trying to undo but don't seem to keen on loosening lol
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Blackbaronfish
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Re: air leak

Sat Sep 03, 2022 6:47 pm

Sounds like you need a new one.
Julian Bond may have some, so give him a ring.

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Re: air leak

Thu Sep 08, 2022 10:41 pm

BobbyP1954 wrote:
Wed Aug 31, 2022 1:48 pm
I have tried trying to undo but don't seem to keen on loosening
DO NOT loosen (OR try) when the cylinder is charged / pressurised :shock:

if you don't want a little suprise anyway :?


safety-first with hpa, ALWAYS vent / drain before work 8-)



ps. sounds like a new 'foster' coupling / fill-valve is needed 8-)

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