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Old 06-12-2005, 12:24 PM
Brian Carlton Brian Carlton is offline
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Originally Posted by Boston Benz
Yes the rubber gasket is inside the metal bleeder cap. The cap is engraved with "do not pressurize over 15 p.s.i." and the pump-up tank recommends 15-20 p.s.i. too. It just seems to screw on two turns (as if it's crossed) and then stops. The threads on the plastic reservoir are all intact though. I don't get it.
If it threads on a full two turns, it's not crossed. You sure you are not at the end of the threads? Those caps don't have much thread once the gasket is in place.

Pull out the gasket and test the cap again. See if it goes on further. Naturally, don't pressurize the system in this condition.
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