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Old 02-09-2009, 06:38 PM   #1
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I have a dual tap kegerator and I am having a co2 leak. I have found the location of the leak...where the tank connects to the regulator. What options or ideas do I have in order to stop it from leaking at this connection. I have made sure it is tight, have even wrapped the threads of the tank with teflon tape but there is still a small leak that you can see when you use the soapy water. Any ideas or suggestions would be great...the kegerator was only bought at Christmas time, so its brand new.

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Old 02-09-2009, 06:48 PM   #2
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Depends on the brand and kind of washer it takes. Mine uses a quad ring inset rubber gasket that is supposed to be permanent. Others use a felt washer or plastic washer. Make sure you have some kind of washer inside the fitting!!!

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Old 02-11-2009, 01:47 AM   #3
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If it's where the stem meets the reg, take it apart and re-teflon it. If it's the stem nut, make sure you have your nylon washer. Ask where you get your tank filled, they'll probably give you one.

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This may be a dumb question, but are you finger tightening the regulator to the tank or using a wrench? At first, my set up worked fine just finger tightening. Eventually though, it started to leak until I took a wrench to it.

Did the leak develop recently, or has it been there since you got it? If it's recent, has anything changed in the set up lately?
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