Hi Lionel, my name is ***** ***** having trouble today.I will do my best to assist you in resolving your issue.
Sorry about long delay,, big time difference here.Is this a quick release fitting on hose to machine?male to female connection. Click here to viewLook inside the female end for some small ball bearings,,those small bearings hold the male end on and allow the quick disconnect,,two things happen ,,either the bearings fall out,or get rusted and not move freely, so when you connect hose it does not lock in.First see if any are missing if not try some lube to get rust out and free up bearings.If bearings are missing fitting will need to be replaced,,I always change male and female as a set.Take a look and let me know if this is not yours let me know.Please remember, this website will not automatically credit me from your deposit or subscription without your ((RATING)). Please, use the rating system box, select your rating and hit submit and rate our Q&A session today. If you do not see a rating option, know how to rate, or it will not submit, just reply and type out the rating you would like to leave. If you need to ask more questions on this concern, please feel free to ask. I'm happy to answer follow-up questions.
No its not a quick release . The female is a black plasic tube threaded on the outside, the male is metal with an o ring and a black plastic collar which screwes to the threaded out side of the female to pull the two together.
Should there be an o ring round the base of the male connection? Hope this make it easier for you to visualize things.
Hi Lionel, That sounds like a compression fitting,,it should have the collar but does not take a o-ring.See if this is your set up click here
Its also important to have the metal insert inside plastic hose to keep it from collapsingLet me know
Yes it's a compression fitting, when setting the machine up I make sure that I push the metal male as far in as it will go then screw the collar up tight, I've even used a pair of pliars but as soon as it's switched on the connection is blown apart. I have checked both threads and they are OK.
What is you solution to this problem?
Thought I have to end up doing that , I thought you might come up with another cheaper and less time consuming way, ah well that's life!
Many thanks Regards Lionel