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Old 03-09-2011, 07:34 PM   #1
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Found a slow leak in a black beer side ball lock connector, leak seems to be coming from top of connector. anyone experience this?

I've ordered a replacement,... everything on the post looked fine. I did have it not flow right at first, reseated and it flowed fine. after the weekend I discovered a few ounces of beer in bottom of kegerator. Didn't see any cracks or anything out of the ordinary. Since disconnecting connector, leak has stopped.

If any one has fixed a problem on a connector like this it would be great to have a spare coupler with the screw in connection, other wise she's getting tossed when new two come in. I ordered a spare this time)
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:38 PM   #2
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There is a thin gasket seal between the top screw in plug and the disconnect body. Sounds like that gasket is missing.

 
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Old 03-09-2011, 09:28 PM   #3
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You may already know this... There's a slot on top of most connectors. Tighten it down slightly and see if it helps.

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Old 03-09-2011, 10:00 PM   #4
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disconnect worked fine with a previous keg. this is a recent event. I'll try to tighten it when I get home, or if that doesn't look for a new gasket or steal one from barbed connector.

Thanks broke down my kegs to see how they go back together, didn't think to do the connectors! thanks!
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You may already know this... There's a slot on top of most connectors. Tighten it down slightly and see if it helps.

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THANK YOU!!!!!! all my connections were leaking couldn't figure out why, stuck a flat screw driver in the top slots they were all loose... never knew you could tighten those!! thanks!!
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THANK YOU!!!!!! all my connections were leaking couldn't figure out why, stuck a flat screw driver in the top slots they were all loose... never knew you could tighten those!! thanks!!
Blast from the past - Glad I could help!

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