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Recently, while moving around the power cords behind my tank, I noticed that the solenoid to my JBJ regulator will start to click on and off if moved. It works perfectly fine when not disturbed. Should I worry about this? I'm guessing it's a loose connection where the powercord connects to the solenoid.
 

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As long as it's stable when not moved, I wouldn't worry about it. Just make sure it turns off and on when you want/need it to.
 

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The plug could be loose, or the wire going into the solenoid could possibly be damaged.

Give it a look.


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I took another look at it, I isolated the problem to the connection between the wires and the solenoid. I think my best bet is to let it be, and if it breaks, then I'll have to re-solder it.
 

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I took another look at it, I isolated the problem to the connection between the wires and the solenoid. I think my best bet is to let it be, and if it breaks, then I'll have to re-solder it.

I would fix it. That's gonna start arcing and may cause a fire. At the very least, it puts a lot of resistance into the line which could burn out the solenoid coil.


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