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Difficult to open the source housing door on an instrument with a Xevo source - WKB56020

Article number: 56020

SYMPTOMS

  • Difficult or impossible to open the source housing door
  • Excessive force must be applied to the source door handle

ENVIRONMENT

  • Xevo TQ MS
  • Xevo TQD
  • Xevo TQ-S
  • Xevo TQ-S micro
  • Xevo TQ-XS
  • Xevo G2 QTof
  • Xevo G2 Tof
  • Xevo G2-S
  • Xevo G2-S QTof
  • Xevo G2-S Tof
  • Xevo G2-XS
  • Xevo G2-XS QTof
  • Xevo G2-XS Tof
  • Synapt G2
  • Synapt G2 MS/HDMS
  • Synapt G2-S MS/HDMS
  • Synapt G2-Si MS/HDMS
  • Synapt G2-S
  • Synapt G2-Si

CAUSE

The door latch mechanism is dirty or damaged.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Push hard on the source housing while pulling on the source latch handle.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The document "Testing the Source Door Latch Mechanism/Universal Sources" (715005533) gives information on how to repair a difficult-to-open source door.

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