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    Bad Tracker Valve

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    Is this normal for the tracker valve to rip around the outside like this? I've had one failure before and it ripped more towards the center. image0.jpeg

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    has that been changed recently
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    #3
    Quote Originally Posted by JOE54 View Post
    has that been changed recently
    It was replaced last year this time after the previous one ripped. I noticed some problems with starting my motor throughout the day yesterday so I pulled it when I got home.

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    that sure looks like instalation problem to me, parts have one year warranty
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    Quote Originally Posted by JOE54 View Post
    that sure looks like instalation problem to me, parts have one year warranty
    Thanks, I didn't install this one but I do have an extra already that I bought last year after having this problem. I believe I'm just barely over 365 days. Is there a certain technique to install this? It seems pretty straightforward but maybe there's a trick to not damaging it when installing?

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    i use a lil vaseline in groove to help hold it in place, make sure you get it seated fully all the way around and snug cover evenly/straight down not cockeyed
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    Quote Originally Posted by JOE54 View Post
    i use a lil vaseline in groove to help hold it in place, make sure you get it seated fully all the way around and snug cover evenly/straight down not cockeyed
    Thank You Sir!

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    The do fail sometimes- as they are cycling at an unbelievably high rate absorbing spikes in pressures. In this case, I'm with Joe... it almost looks like it wasn't properly seated when assembled.


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    ^^^^^^ +3
    Thank You Leon Pugh