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Regulator Servicing

Regulator Servicing

Tecline V2 ICE

 

Deep Dive Gear is a certified servicing agent for your Tecline scuba diving regulators. Maintain your regulators in top working order, and keep your manufacturer's warranty, by having your regulators serviced by us.

We offer an 'on-line service' whereby you send your regulators to us and we return them to your home (or to a CouriersPlease POPStation or POPShop of your choice). Here's how it works:

  • contact us via email with the details of the servicing required (e.g. number and type of regs)
  • you can send your regulators to us or we can arrange for CouriersPlease to pick them up (and your servicing record if you have one)
  • we will inspect, clean and then service your regulators using manufacturer's service kits
  • we will contact you if we discover any additional parts requirements*
  • we will contact you with the final invoice amount (including return shipping)
  • your regulators will be returned via CouriersPlease.

* Your regulators ARE your life support system - we will contact you to discuss any faulty components that need replacing (such as hoses, etc).

Local service? If you prefer to have your regulators maintained by a qualified servicing technician at your local dive store - we understand. We can supply Tecline servicing kits to qualified scuba technicians. If the servicing agent / dive store is not listed on the Tecline.com.au website, but they are qualified to service Apeks, Aqua Lung, Aeries, OMS or Hollis regulators and equipment, then they can contact us for access to service kits, parts and technical support (subject to confirmation of qualifications).  They can also apply to become a Tecline servicing agent.

 

How often should I service my regulators?
Regulators should be serviced every year, and annual servicing is common for retaining manufacturer warranties. More frequent servicing is recommended for more frequent diving (recommendations vary between 60 and 100 dives).
Why do regulators need servicing?
Regulators have moving parts, some that use lubricated O-rings as gas seals. Over time, grease can dry and O-rings and pressure seats wear, resulting in leaks even if the regulators are rarely used. Open first stage chambers and second stages can accumulate salt and other residue. Servicing restores a regulator's performance and safe working condition.
Any tips for cleaning?
After diving, wash regulators in fresh water - this applies to diving in salt water and caves with dissolved minerals. Always ensure that the inlet to the first stage (DIN or Yoke) is covered / sealed and never press the purge on a second stage while it's submerged - this may allow water to enter into your air line.
Can I service my own regulators?

Servicing by persons not qualified will void your warranty and may represent a safety risk. Furthermore, tuning for optimal performance (more than 'making them work') requires specialist tools and training - there's little point having quality regulators working to a sub-standard level, or not at all!

For safety and warranty purposes we are only permitted to sell service kits to qualified technicians.