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Clogged solvent filter(s) causes solvent flow problems - WKB14066

Article number: 14066

SYMPTOMS

  • When primed on line B, system runs for a short time but then stops with message "Lost Prime"
  • Line A completely dry
  • Other lines prime normally with acceptable psi
  • "Lost Prime" doesn't occur during every run
  • No solvent flows during a prime
  • Replacing the check valves does not resolve the issue
  • No solvent draws with a manual/dry prime

ENVIRONMENT

  • 2690/2695/e2695 Separations Module
  • Alliance HPLC System

CAUSE

Clogged solvent reservoir filter

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Replace the solvent line reservoir filter ( WAT025531).
  2. Prime each line
  3. Observe pressure

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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