Why is the seal bar not sealing?

If your seal bar is not sealing, there are numerous possiblities:

  1. Confirm your seal time is set at least to 1.5 seconds.
    → LED Display: How do I setup a program?
    → LCD Display: How do I setup a program?

  2. Reset the safety overload switch (not available on MVS 26X and MVS 31X).
    The safety overload switch is a safety feature on your vacuum sealer.
    If it has tripped, please contact a qualified technician or electrician.

  3. The vacuum pump is not reaching full vacuum.
    Please setup a test program with 75% vacuum and 2.5 seconds seal time.
    → LED Display: How do I setup a program?
    → LCD Display: How do I setup a program?

    • If the the seal bar has sealed with the test program, please change the pump oil and recalibrate your vacuum sealer.
      → How do I change the oil?
      → LED Display: How do I calibrate the vacuum sealer?
      → LCD Display: How do I calibrate the vacuum sealer?

    • If the the seal bar has not sealed with the test program, please run the test program again:

      → If the seal bar does not raise you may have an issue with the bladder assembly, please contact a qualified technician or electrician.
      → If the seal bar does not get hot (please touch it with your hand right after the air return), you may have an issue with the power assembly, please contact a qualified technician or electrician.

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