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Old 22nd September 2012
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I ordered an electric solenoid from hornblasters... It ended up malfunctioning and they made me pay out of my pocket without reimbursing for shipping it back so they could test it. They tested it as a fault... They sent me another one and this one is doing the same thing. What the solenoids are doing is hanging open at certain times... Does anyone have a solution to this?
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Old 22nd September 2012
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Check your ground and voltage to the valve. Might not be the valve.
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Old 22nd September 2012
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110% sure it is the valve... Trust me i went through everything and when i sent the other one back that one was definantly faulty because he could blow through it and that would hold it open.
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Old 22nd September 2012
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Also the solenoid that originally came with the horns I've never had a problem with... Even when i use to run them at 205 psi
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Old 25th September 2012
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Are you installing it in the right direction. ? making sure to line up the arrows for in and out? Also which valve did you buy from HB?
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Old 25th September 2012
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Na man it was the right way... If it was the wrong way it would close back but possibly blow the seal out... Ends up i was right on the fault. The valve was only rated for .7 mPa so thats why. Even though they were saying 217psi. (For anyone that doesn't know 1 mPa is 145 psi and .7 mPa is 101.5 psi)
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I haven't seen anyone use pascals for pressure before. I thought they all used bar or psi now...lol
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Old 26th September 2012
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Like I said they advertised it for 217psi. But this is a false advertisement because on the solenoid itself it's rated for .7mPa. It was from hornblasters, but I believe they are trying to resolve this problem
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Is it an SMC valve? Or their other valve?
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They said SMC but i don't know what that means.
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