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Old 02-08-2019, 02:30 PM
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i've had the hurricane running several times, all well there. made all connections and checked have a full 9.5 in Hg with zone valves closed.

after surfacing mdf plenum for first time, and placing the new spoilboard on top, opened the zone valves for "hold down" for the 1st time. valves 1 & 3 went well, but valves 2 & 4 have an audible air leak from underneath. tracked them down to where the pipes enter the table from underneath. looks like a clear sealant around the joint, definitely is where the sound is coming from.

what is the fix? more sealant (type?), disassemble and reassemble where adapter enters table? any thoughts are greatly appreciated.

will place a call into CAMaster also.
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Old 02-08-2019, 03:05 PM
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I had a leak similar to yours. I put silicone caulk on it. It sealed the leak just fine.
Make sure you let it dry before turning the vac back on.
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Old 02-08-2019, 03:24 PM
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thanks Addie, did you apply it from above or below?
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Old 02-08-2019, 03:33 PM
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Definitely apply it from below. You want the vacuum to pull it tighter into the joint once it has set.
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Old 02-08-2019, 06:04 PM
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Maybe put some caulk on, turn it on for a few seconds then reapply the caulk and let it all dry overnight.
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