Hot boiler with no water in it

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Hot boiler with no water in it

Post by Christoph878 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:02 pm

Hello, I recently bought a new mss loco. I steamed it up to run it in. But i did not pay attention to the water level in the boiler and it got empty. At first glance the boiler itself seems okay, but the pipe for the steam is leaking. Do you know how I can fix that? Thank you for a risponse.

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Re: Hot boiler with no water in it

Post by -steves- » Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:17 pm

That would depend on where exactly it's leaking?
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Re: Hot boiler with no water in it

Post by Christoph878 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:20 pm

It leaked because, the O- ring and the metal ring on top of the pipe were inversed. After switching them, the leak was fixed.

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Re: Hot boiler with no water in it

Post by Andrew » Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:23 pm

Glad you got it sorted! Enjoy your new loco...

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Re: Hot boiler with no water in it

Post by Christoph878 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:45 pm

Thanks :D

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Re: Hot boiler with no water in it

Post by Superbiker_uk » Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:53 am

Christoph878 wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:20 pm
It leaked because, the O- ring and the metal ring on top of the pipe were inversed. After switching them, the leak was fixed.
Well done for fixing the loco! The correct order for these parts under the steam dome is O-ring, washer then spring.

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