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Water leaking in ballast line

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klingsdesigns

Rear lines by motor leaking at these vent things. Not sure why?  Not sure if it did it before my pnp bags were installed or not. Leaks when filling only.  I will post a pic when I get off the water. 

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klingsdesigns

Looks like they are vented loops for the rear back ballast tanks.  When filling they leak.

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boardjnky4

You can tighten up the knob at the top

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klingsdesigns
Just now, boardjnky4 said:

You can tighten up the knob at the top

I took out the rubber piece put back in and tighted right up and it still shoots water out when filling ballast.

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klingsdesigns

does the bill part go down?   Would me installing the autovent kit for the pnp bags to the thru hull holes higher then the vent loops cause this problem?

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teamerickson

The duckbill goes in like that first picture in the link from bakes. 

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klingsdesigns

In that case mine are upside down. Thanks I will give it a try in the next couple of days. 

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klingsdesigns

All the ones i see it is showing the duckbill going downwards.

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23LSVOwner
10 hours ago, klingsdesigns said:

I took out the rubber piece put back in and tighted right up and it still shoots water out when filling ballast.

IIRC, that rubber piece is the duckbill and it needs to be in there.

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teamerickson
24 minutes ago, 23LSVOwner said:

IIRC, that rubber piece is the duckbill and it needs to be in there.

 

2 hours ago, klingsdesigns said:

All the ones i see it is showing the duckbill going downwards.

90891179.jpg

Crap! You’re right! Sorry. Even the install diagram from the bakes link says it points down. 

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klingsdesigns

Maybe i will disconnect my pnp and see if it still does it when i fill up my stock ballasts. Only thing i did was add them and the vent kit. I do know when i did the vent kit i have them installed as high as they can in the boat. 

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klingsdesigns

I called wakemakers and they said to swap the anti siphon with check valves.  Anyone else do this before or have my leaking issue?  I am going to take the rubber duckbills out and clean with vinegar and make sure no hard deposits on them.

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klingsdesigns

Also the anti siphon one under my dash leaks as well. 

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teamerickson

Wow! I bet You have bad duckbills. 🤞🏼

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klingsdesigns

I hope so still waiting for dealer to ship me something

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klingsdesigns

It was all just the 3 little rubber duckbills.  Replaced and works like a charm.  Not sure why the went bad?

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