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Error: Nitrogen gas failure - WKB596

Article number: 596

SYMPTOMS

  • Error message: Nitrogen (N2) gas failure

ENVIRONMENT

  • SQD2
  • Quattro Premier
  • Xevo G2-XS
  • Xevo TQ-S
  • ACQUITY TQD
  • Xevo TQD
  • BioAccord System
  • ACQUITY RDa Detector
  • LCT
  • ACQUITY QDa Mass Detector

CAUSE

Insufficient Nitrogen gas pressure coming into the MS.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Confirm Nitrogen source is supplying 100 psi Nitrogen to the back of the mass spectrometer at a sufficient flow rate. If you are questioning your nitrogen generator then try attaching a nitrogen tank.
  2. Open the tune page, select Gas > Reset Nitrogen gas failure to clear the error message

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To reset the error on an Empower controlled Acquity QDa Mass Detector, go to the Acquity Console, select the section for the QDa and click Control / Reset Qda.

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