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Old 03-04-2013, 10:32 PM   #72
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Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
That's an interesting point; however, I've tested a single stage Matheson regulator the same way and there was no decrease of pressure reading on the LPG.
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Assuming it passed the test on the high pressure side, the leak is either coming through the diaphragm or one of the ports. I bet it's probably the diaphragm at this point.
+1. I'd also be willing to put my money on a leaky diaphragm at this point.

You can try to repair it if you have the tools/repair parts, though you might be better off just trying to get another regulator instead.
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