Best practice for opening carbed keg with beer in kegerator?

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TkmLinus

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I think that I am getting a slight gas leak through my out post when pouring beer. The beers pours, then a "psst" with foam, then more beer followed by a "psst" with a bit of foam. (Excellent description I know!). I am going to try tightening the out post and see if that makes a difference first. IF this does not work, I figure I can depressurize the keg, remove the "out" ball valve and either try lubricating the o ring on the dip tube, or replace the o-ring entirely. What would be the best practice for doing something like this? I was thinking depressurize, remove post and lube or change out o-ring, then pressurize and purge 2 or three times. Thoughts?
 

day_trippr

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I think you've pretty much nailed it, but bottom line, latch the lid PRV open while you remove the Out post and pull and inspect the Out dip tube O-ring...

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