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Old 01-04-2009, 03:37 PM   #1
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Default New to Kegging - need help

I just got a two keg kegerator from Keg Connection.

When trying to set it up, no matter what I do, I can't seem to get any CO2 to flow to the kegs.

The CO2 tank is full, the regulator shows a full tank and is set to 30 PSI.

The gas disconnect is attached to the keg, but nothing flows.

I have tried the stopcocks in all positions, but cannot get the keg to pressurize.

Any help is appreciated. I am getting very frustrated.


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Old 01-04-2009, 03:54 PM   #2
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The valve on the regulator will flow when it is inline with the hose going to the keg.

To check, reduce the pressure to 5 psi, remove the gray ball lock and depress the valve on the inside to see if you have flowage. A AA battery works well.


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Old 01-04-2009, 03:55 PM   #3
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Did you open the valve at the top of the co2 tank? Is the gas disconnect on the "in" side of the keg?
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Old 01-04-2009, 04:04 PM   #4
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CO2 tank is open. No flow when pressing valve on the inside of the disconnect.

There is gas to the regulator - It reads pressure and if you close the CO2 tank and take off the regulator there is a hiss of escaping gas. But I can't seem to get any gas to flow to the keg or gas disconnect.

The disconnect is on the "in" side of the keg.

I get the feeling I'm missing something stupid, but I can't figure it out
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Do you have an on off switch coming out of the reg on your line? Next step would be taking apart the connect, but I don't see how that could get clogged if it's a new setup..
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Do you have an on off switch coming out of the reg on your line? Next step would be taking apart the connect, but I don't see how that could get clogged if it's a new setup..
Not that I can find. I looked for one.

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Post a pic of the regulator.
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Post a pic of the regulator.
I can't run my kegerator, but I can post pics on the 'net.





BTW the regulator connects to the top right line on the splitter (with the stopcock), not the one at 12 o'clock.
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Just to try and isolate the problem; Can you easily SKIP the distribution block and connect a line straight to the corny? If that works have to check the distributor; do you have both feed lines hooked up to a corny that holds pressure? Do you hear any noise or feel movement in any of your lines?

Not quite sure of your quote about where gas in is; personally I would have the gas in going to the one without a switch, and the gas out the ones with a switch. This could be the issue if they have check valves, and you have gas in going to one with a switch. If that is the case, switch it and you should be good!
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I would pull the line off the bottom of the regulator. If no gas comes out then you must have a bad regulator.


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