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Thread: Leaky LPR

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Sunny Florida- Woot!

    Leaky LPR

    I have an olders Palmers LPR that I was trying to set up to test a Pneu setup and having some leak issues. First it is leaking out of the fitting side that screws into the LPR. Should I be using thread tape on this? Also, as I am screwing the adjustment screw in, it seems to start leaking slightly out of the screw. Is this normal?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Halifax, N.S., Canada
    You shouldn't use tape on any air fittings that feed an area where there are moving surfaces that need a good seal. Any piece of tape that breaks off will cause inconsistent operation and over-pressure issues. Always use high pressure thread sealer (not thread locker).

    It shouldn't be leaking through the adjustment screw. There is probably a piece of dirt in there somewhere.
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