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Gamo Phox Pcp Rifle Air Leak

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Lee Aram, Oct 27, 2019.

  1. Lee Aram

    Lee Aram Member

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    I have a gamo phox which has recently started leaking air. It had fell to zero bar and ever since has lost air after filling.

    I fill it with a stirrup pump to around 200bar but as soon as the pump is removed air starts to escape quickly.
    I have stripped it down and everything appears debris free and in good order.

    What could be causing my issue?
     
  2. markturver

    markturver Well-Known Member

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    Where abouts in the U.K. are you bud?

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  3. Lee Aram

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    Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
     
  4. markturver

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    If you get stuck, I can sort it for you bud. Wakefield. There will be a lot of helpful posts, with lots of suggestions. The only way to find which seal has let you down. If one has, you're always best changing all. Once pressure lost, older seals shrink, crack and are next to keep you chasing the fault. Best regards Mark 07745 130381

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    Can you feel where the air is coming from??
     
  6. Lee Aram

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    Yes, it is coming from the hole where the filling valve is inserted
     
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  7. Lee Aram

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    Cheers mate, i may try replacing all o rings. They look in decent condition but if they have shrunk it might be whats letting me down.
     
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    It may well be that you've got a little bit of grit on the o-ring that seals the fill valve. If the rifle isn't that old, sorting that one ring may cure all your problems. Often a 90 shore ring there (to stop extrusion)

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  9. Lee Aram

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    Problem sorted, Inlet valve moulding had a hairline crack in it. Changed it and all seems fine now.
     
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