If you’re new to vaping, you probably don’t know what to do if your vape starts leaking. It’s a typical issue to run into, and it can point to several problems with the device and its components.
However, you’re new, so the likelihood is that you’ll panic and assume the vape is broken. We don’t want this to be the case, so we will look at what you need to know about a leaking vape, what’s causing it, and how you’ll fix the problem.
A Leaking Vape Tank – What Causes It?
So, what causes a leaking vape tank? Why do they leak?
There are a couple of different reasons why your tank might leak, so let’s take a look at what’s likely to cause a problem:
- The vacuum in the tank hasn’t formed. You’ve put too much e-liquid into the tank and prevented the vacuum from forming.
- Your e-liquid is too thick for the vape tank and won’t work correctly.
- A sudden change in air pressure breaks the vacuum and causes a leak.
How to Solve a Leaking Tank
So, if you’ve got a leaking vape tank, then the first thing you’re going to want to do is to check your e-liquid. One of the most common mistakes people make is choosing a liquid that isn’t compatible with their tank.
If that doesn’t solve your problem, then the next step is to disassemble the tank and have a look to see what the problem is. Completely disassemble your tank, taking all the components, rinsing them off and drying them.
Look for any signs of damaged parts and make replacements if necessary. Look for broken rubber gaskets, and if you can’t find those, it is possible the tank was misaligned.
If there are no apparent signs of damage, then put the tank back together carefully and check that the issue didn’t come from a misalignment. If that doesn’t fix it, we recommend replacing the coil or the tank. Both of these can be manufactured with an issue – it’s a rare occurrence, but if they happen to be manufactured with a fault, there isn’t anything you can do to fix the problem.
You might as well get used to fixing and replacing your device because it will be prone to problems occasionally. Learning how to solve issues for yourself will help a lot.
Your tank can leak for a variety of reasons. If it does leak, then it is best to try and fix it yourself. It can get expensive to fix a broken vape tank by replacing it every time, especially if it isn’t necessary. The best thing we can recommend is that you take the time to learn how your device works and make adjustments yourself.
If you do need new supplies or equipment, Infinite Vapour can help. We have a wealth of kits, mods, accessories, e-liquids and tanks available to take advantage of. You could need everything in our range, so take a look.