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    It looks like the QEV valve was the problem. I...

    It looks like the QEV valve was the problem. I just installed it and did about 20 tool changes and didn't have any hiccups. Just have to finish buttoning up the machine and I can get back to work. :)
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    I had the occasional 'tool change pop' (seemed to...

    I had the occasional 'tool change pop' (seemed to be worse in the winter) hopefully the new Humphrey QEV fixes this too.
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    I took it apart and cleaned it, it was better but...

    I took it apart and cleaned it, it was better but was still malfunctioning. When I opened it up there was a black sticky goo in the housing, even after cleaning everything it was still sticky. I...
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    I believe we have it narrowed down to the QUICK...

    I believe we have it narrowed down to the QUICK EXHAUST VALVE, the replacement should be here Monday.

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    Okay, so I cleaned and lightly oiled my spindle...

    Okay, so I cleaned and lightly oiled my spindle taper, then did 25+ tool changes to apply a little grease to the tool studs and to get a better idea of exactly what the tool change issue was.
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    Besides the pull stud, should the tool taper also...

    Besides the pull stud, should the tool taper also be greased or oiled? I would think grease on the taper would be a bad idea, just checking.
    Besides cleaning the spindle taper should it also be...
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    I've been out of town so I haven't done anything...

    I've been out of town so I haven't done anything yet, that said I did a few tool changes after I removed the spindle cover to inspect the solenoid and it wasn't making any noise. Just wondering if...
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    Which part of the circuit would it be, or how...

    Which part of the circuit would it be, or how would I go about checking it?
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    Ordered that grease last night, thanks

    Ordered that grease last night, thanks
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    Should I be greasing my tool holder pull studs...

    Should I be greasing my tool holder pull studs with grease? I'm 100% self-taught and I think I may have been screwing up in that regard(?)
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    I'll definitely clean that. Thanks.

    I'll definitely clean that. Thanks.
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    I do have the spindle cover off, I checked and...

    I do have the spindle cover off, I checked and cleaned the solenoid, no debris or gunk, solenoid seems to release without sticking.

    How would I test the piston and or inspect it?

    I didn't...
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    Loud tool change thud

    I was setting up a job this morning on my 2008 Haas VF2 and it started making a 'loud thud' when removing a tool from the spindle. I did a few changes to see if I could tell where the noise was...
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