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Paslode My paslode Frame Nail Gun's fan and gas works properly but will not fire. The top of the gun did get little wet. Do I need to take the gun apart?

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Make sure that you dry the top of the motor housing and connections.Make sure that the piston is up as far as it can go.
When you depress the nose against the work the motor should run and if you look at the flashing light on the side it will stay constantly on and momentarily flash when you pull the trigger. If it goes red then check the battery is charged otherwise there coiuld be a fault with the motor.
Is the inlet Valve facing the correct way with the bottom of the "V" facing down into the machine.
Check the date of the gas, make sure it is not out of date.
Is the gas cold? warm the cylinder up by putting it in your trouser pocket for 10 min. Paslode make winter gas for these cold days.

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