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Old 13-11-2008, 05:51   #1
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Logic check, my water tank seems to be leaking (course at a spot I can't guite see). It appears to be the orginal stainlees steel tank. Gravity feed. The fill is at the top side of the tank with the output low on the opposite side. The thing is it does not leak all the way out to empty. Seems like there has to be a certain amount of water. Close to full (30 gal) Here is the fuzzy logic part. Could 30 gallons create enough pressure on a connection to create a leak while 20 would not.

Know I have to fix it (never saw a leak get better) just wondering.
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Old 13-11-2008, 06:27   #2
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The fill is at the top side of the tank with the output low on the opposite side. The thing is it does not leak all the way out to empty. Seems like there has to be a certain amount of water. Close to full (30 gal) Here is the fuzzy logic part. Could 30 gallons create enough pressure on a connection to create a leak while 20 would not.
Unlikely but possible. But it seems more likely to be a leak at the exit connection or hose feeding off.
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Old 13-11-2008, 09:05   #3
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Seems unlikly to me as well...It may have little to do with pressure.....I would suspect a leak (crack or pinhole) in a weld somewhere above 20 gal.
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Had not thought about pin hole above 20 gallon mark. Whatever it is just have to fix it. Course no access so have to break out the sawzall.
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