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#1 Phizinza


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Posted 14 March 2014 - 07:20 AM

I need a solution to the heater tap. In my Brumby/BRAT when i turn the heating on it works, but when i turn it off again the tap doesn't fully close. Not site if its a cable issue our the vavle itself? Is there a better tap from another brand that i can use as most of the taps I've seen are rusty all over and stiff to operate.

#2 el_freddo


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Posted 14 March 2014 - 08:21 AM

Check the cables and the little geared mechanism between the switch and the tap to make sure there's no slop in there.

Guys on ausubaru.com have used the VT/VX/VY heater tap - it's roughly the same shape but vacuum operated.  I don't know how they've got around this vacuum operation but it'd be doable and I'm sure you'd have it nailed ;)



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