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Old 23 July 2015, 15:18   #1
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How to Find and Fix Slow Leaks in Tubes

I bought a 07 Novurania rib and it has a slow leak in front tube, I have replaced all 3 fill valves [C7] and was hoping this was the issue but it was not, have tried 2 times with soapy water solation to find leak but have not found it, maybe leak is where I cant get to part of tube next to hull, so what have you done to find difficult leaks and also how would tube seal/goop work and how do I get it on other side of front tube since it has 1 valve on 1 side only, the back tubes are solid no leaks.

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Old 24 July 2015, 16:32   #2
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It's probably between the tube and the fiberglass...I've seen bits of debris and bottlecaps get caught there before, which cause a hole
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Thanks for the replies but after getting my air gauge in and inflating tubes at 4 1/2 lbs pressure and taking my time I found the leak on under side of front tube, it seems to leak worse at higher pressure than lower pressure and that's why it was hard to find, now to get it repaired.
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