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Old 03-15-2012, 01:30 AM   #1
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Default Keg Seal leaking

Bought a used pin lock keg a couple weeks ago locally. Went to clean it tonight to be filled and when I put the "cap" back on I noticed that the clamping mechanism was not very hard to clamp down. I had cleaning solution in the keg and when I shook it, the little pressure formed caused leaks to show. Before I try to return it, I thought I'd ask here if there was any easy way to tighten that seal.

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Old 03-15-2012, 01:36 AM   #2
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Did you try pressurizing it? If not, try that and let us know if that helped.

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Yes, tried and is leaked from about 5psi on up to about 20psi. Thought maybe it would seat itself but it never did.

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Maybe you need a new seal. Or maybe the lid is bent.

Does the lever have the plastic feet? If so, that may also be a cause.

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Thx, I'm going to take it back tomorrow.

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Try to get one that's holding pressure. Good luck.

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