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MS error: Leak Detected - WKB8626

Article number: 8626

SYMPTOMS

  • Cannot acquire
  • Sometimes there is an MS error in the console
  • Sometimes there is a leak detected in the MS console, but none of the instruments have a flashing red LED

ENVIRONMENT

  • All Xevo mass spectrometers
  • All Synapt G2 type mass spectrometers
  • SQD2

CAUSE

The tubing was not tightened enough.

There is a blockage in the tubing. 

 

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. The leak is on the LC line to the divert valve or the line out of the divert valve to the probe. 

  2. If the tubing continues to pop out and leak, replace the tubing. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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