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Re: [ST] Tank quick disconnect failure
- Subject: Re: [ST] Tank quick disconnect failure
- From: "Zoltan Pavlakovich" <zpavlakovich@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 07:31:22 -0700
> Actually I think it's been inserted and extracted too many times. It is a
> tight fit and not much room once connected. There seems to be alot of
> stress/tension at the mating end. If I have to replace the female side
> this time, I'm going to give a bit more hose slack to release the tension.
That is exactly my theory! The hose is too long and puts unnecessary lateral
stress on the female part of the connector. I examined the broken part and
that's where the part started cracking. I think shortening the line by 1/2
inch will solve the problem.
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