JOBO lifter leaking?

Discussion in 'Darkroom Equipment' started by luxikon, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. luxikon

    luxikon Member

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    I was told by may JOBO spare parts dealer, that I run the risk of destroying the engine of my CPP2 because there is a risk of leakage with the lifter.

    Has anybody long time experience with the lifter on CPA or CPP processors with lifter. What about leaking?

    Thanks

    luxikon
     
  2. Denis P.

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    If you are not spilling large quantities of liquid on the processor, there shouldn't be any significant problems.

    I've used CPE and CPP processors, and some liquid does get spilled when pouring them in the lift (on the back sloped side) - but it's usually just a few drops - which can be wiped off with a rag, if you want to be careful.

    Like I said, as long as you don't spill much, I see no reason to worry.

    Just try to keep liquid away from the buttons (knobs) on the control panel (where you set the temperature and rotation speed) - if you pour (a lot of) liquid over THAT, I can see that some of it might run onto electronic parts...

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  3. jonw

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    I had a lift leak too, but I was not able to locate the source. I decided to purchase another unit and I substituted it for the one I had. The new lift works great and I now have the other as a "back up" should the need arise. But like you, it has raised concern and I too would like some insight on how to fix the leak. Jon