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    Quote Originally Posted by scarry View Post
    Got a picture of the connection?
    Some types like to leak later on.
    Hmm, no

    It a mission and a 1/2 to remove the fridge, when I give it a clean later this year Iíll take a pic.

    After cleaning they turned it on to test, apparantly the amps either dropped or were going up and down, they thought it might have been sort on gas due to a leak. So they installed a connection only to confirm it was full of gas. Amps settle while cycling on for the next four hours under test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scarry View Post
    Got a picture of the connection?
    Some types like to leak later on.
    Houston we have a problemÖ..

    Will have a pic of the valve soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by scarry View Post
    Got a picture of the connection?
    Some types like to leak later on.
    Didnít get a pic, will have to wait till the tech pulls it apartÖ

    He is thinking they might have used a piecing valve, think that what he called itÖÖbased on the guy in Kununurra telling me the fridge didnít need any gas. The guy today said you cannot put a proper valve in without dumping the gas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by W&KO View Post
    Didnít get a pic, will have to wait till the tech pulls it apartÖ

    He is thinking they might have used a piecing valve, think that what he called itÖÖbased on the guy in Kununurra telling me the fridge didnít need any gas. The guy today said you cannot put a proper valve in without dumping the gas.
    Yes,this guy knows what he is on about,the Bullet Piercing Valve is for testing only,should never be left on the system.
    They love to leak.
    A quality Schroder valve needs to be soldered into the low side of the system.
    Anyway,hopefully itís all sorted this time.
    Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by scarry View Post
    Got a picture of the connection?
    Some types like to leak later on.
    Hmm, Iím guessing this is a pinching valve??


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    Yes,thats a Bullet Piercing Valve.

    Pierces the copper pipe so the pressure can be tested,using the 1/4 flare port which is capped on the pic.
    Paul

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    After hightailing it from Broome to Perth Iíve notice the solar, semi flex panels, working a whole lot better, they seem to be enjoying the cooler weather.


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