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Wash/sample syringe move h/w fault error on ACQUITY sample managers - WKB29130

Article number: 29130

SYMPTOMS

  • When purging either the sample or wash syringes, the system errors with a move h/w fault
  • Fault can also occur post-injection, when the needle is being washed

ENVIRONMENT

  • ACQUITY UPLC Sample Manager 

CAUSE

The clear tubing on the volume detection device, which is connected to port 2 of the sample manager pod, has black contamination in the tubing, causing a partial blockage, which in turn causes the error.

FIX or WORKAROUND

Replace the volume detection device.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Volume Detection Device - 700002867

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