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Old 06-12-2014, 06:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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etek 4 weird problem

First post here! Hey I been having some issues with my etek 4 when I fire the marker it barely shoots. Not even all the way forward. I have tried reseting the board. Replaced the exhaust valve and a new battery plus all wires are in the ports any suggestions?
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ram oring probably, or maybe a loose ram cap...
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No luck anything else?
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Lube the HPR, ram and check the dwell. Even with a defualt setting, you might have to manually adjust it
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When's the last time you swapped out all the orings in your gun? Also, are you sure on their exact sizes? Do not use the size guide in the manual since it's not all that accurate. Try to have an oring kit that's pre labeled. Sounds like an oring somewhere is getting hung up. Maybe in the rammer, LPR, or HPR. Swap them all. Good thing to do at least once a year anyway to keep things running well. Worst case scenario, it's the solenoid, but let's not go there yet. Make sure to lube all the HPR and LPR orings with Vaseline like it says in the manual (light and with a qtip!). Also what's your LPR set to? How many shots on your marker? Is it leaking in any way? What started the problem, or did you buy it this way?
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Thanks for all the help but before reading your stuff I went through EVERYTHING and it turns out the ram housing was upside down. ( had a leak their before and fixed the leak apparently I put it upside down) thanks again for the help
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