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Join Date: May 2002
Location: Selma,CA in the middle of the vineyards, Central California
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Assuming you have a metal cap not plastic;
yes, they get bent/twisted/warped on the way to the re-manufacturer. They get cleaned & painted but not checked for an exact fit.
If you can find/see where it's leaking at .... a little tweeking with a block of wood (or ??) and a hammer usually does the trick.
Check the 'hold down' clip, sometimes it's not putting even pressure on both ends/sides of the cap. It gets bent up just like the caps. Adjust as needed.
Also check the gasket ..... sometimes they are malformed and will not seal properly.
If it's a plastic cap ................ find another one.
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