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Short on outputs?  Here’s a few things to check and some easy fixes to keep your wash running!   Without making any sacrifices: Verify the POD The standard Tommy Car Wash Systems POD has a maximum of 35 functions, specifically 20 chemical/water functions and 15 auxiliary air functions. Most car washes are completed with fewer than ..

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If you are seeing incorrect timing when vehicles near the end of the wash the problem is most likely resulting from slippage in the conveyor drive motor. This can happen for several reasons, most commonly when belt is over a year old and nearing the end of its lifespan. OR small debris in the oil ..

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“Rear wiper damage can happen to any vehicle with a rear wiper. Anything is possible. However, we feel that rear wiper damages are most common on certain vehicles and that by bagging the wipers of these vehicles we can reduce our wiper claims by more than 50%. I would venture to say that we wash ..

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The rocker brush, when properly set up, should dance off the finger about 6″ from the tips. The cloth should be foamed directly into the brush for lubricity. If the ideal operation is not achieved please review the following checklist. Angle of the Brush – The brush should be set up at an angle of ..

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LED lights can fail for several reasons, but typically they hold up well in wet environments, have low operation costs, and provide a nice additional touch for express washes. Failure comes from 3 main causes. Internal failure: Happens when moisture penetrates into the LED housing. This usually happens at either end of the light strip ..

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In certain wash designs there is an program intentionally installed in the wash controller that prevents wash startup while a prep gun or bay cleaning gun is in use. You must first turn the bay cleaning gun off THEN start the wash after. This is a safety precaution intended to prevent a sprayer, hose, or ..

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If a VFD stops due to a fault code and presents “OBF” it means there has been an overvoltage during deceleration. This most frequently occurs on a belt conveyor system under a full vehicle load in situations where an emergency stop or slowdown is activated. The momentum of the cars can cause the belt to ..

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