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fraser8
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« on: January 26, 2012, 10:06:59 AM »

This morning the air on the bus was down to zero. Check for a leak and I found air escaping from the bottom of the treadle valve. Is there a campsite fix or do I need to get a new one. I'm just south of Lincoln City Oregon
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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2012, 10:14:48 AM »

If it coming from the bottom and below freezing warm it up the exhaust is frozen open

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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2012, 10:18:05 AM »

Thanks, it's 62 degrees and the air is coming from the bottom of the valve. I can slow it down a bit by turning the screw on the bottom but not stop it. I'd hate to lose air on the road
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Deroche, BC, Canada
Where the milk cows out number the people, but they can't vote
1972 Prevost, Detroit 8-71/740 Allison automatic, Jakes
Hobbies: restoring classic cars, www.oldambulance.com, arranging old car tours: www.coasters2010.com, www.canadiancoasters.ca
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2012, 11:10:31 AM »

I smacked it with a hammer and the leak stopped. I can get another one from Newport Diesel, a couple of hundred miles up the road.
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Fraser Field
Deroche, BC, Canada
Where the milk cows out number the people, but they can't vote
1972 Prevost, Detroit 8-71/740 Allison automatic, Jakes
Hobbies: restoring classic cars, www.oldambulance.com, arranging old car tours: www.coasters2010.com, www.canadiancoasters.ca
Retired Paramedic
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