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I have a valve that keeps sticking open. I can be driving and hit a bump and all of the sudden it sticks open and 1 corner flies up in the air. Everytime i go to let the air out of the bag the tank pressure just drops. I'm running all 1/2" mac daddy's. What can I do about this. Thanks for any help.
 

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Are they new? I had this problem with my dumps. When I bagged the front I went ahead and mounted all the valves to the tank so less work later. I guess since those weren't being used, it managed to get some dirt on the diaphram. I took it apart and sure enough there it sit. Cleaned it up put it back on and works wonders.
 

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Let me add that the plastic part of the valve (not sure what it would be called) that the wiring is hooked to is hot like its a stuck switch. I disconnected the power to my box and it started to cool off.

I'm running a generic 10 switch box.

Any ideas?
 

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Are they new? I had this problem with my dumps. When I bagged the front I went ahead and mounted all the valves to the tank so less work later. I guess since those weren't being used, it managed to get some dirt on the diaphram. I took it apart and sure enough there it sit. Cleaned it up put it back on and works wonders.
No all my valves are at least a year old. I installed them last february but bought them around Christmas of 05.
 

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I thought about that but i will have to order some in. I have had some problem with them that goes along with my sd.com stopped carring them.
 

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check your wires on your switch to make sure they are not loose and connecting when you hit a bump
 

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What can you do? Hate to say it but toss 'em & get parkers. next thing you know you'll hit a bump and it'll drop to the asphault instead of going up?
 

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Yeah thats my thought badhabit. These valves have been nothing but trouble for me. I think I'll start replacing them. What should I get parker or smc?
 

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Thanks for the input. Im going to take this trouble maker apart this after noon and find out whats up. But I plan to order 4 this friday to replace the rear ones and I'll order 4 more in a few weeks for the front.
 
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