How to Fix a Pod System With Draw-Activation

How to Fix a Pod System With Draw-Activation

Using a draw-activated pod system offers one of the most user-friendly ways to vape. This type of system does not require the use of any buttons and allows us to control how much vapor we take in based on how hard we pull. This type of system is usually the one that is recommended to beginner vapers who are just starting to get a feel for vaping technology.

But, even the highest-quality draw-activated pod systems can give you some trouble once in a while.

Problem 1: A Leaking Pod

Easily, the most common issue that users of draw-activated systems mention is a pod that’s leaking. The leak could be through the mouthpiece, releasing liquid into a person’s mouth; at the bottom of the pod, causing liquid to touch the connections; or coming out of the sides of the pod, which means that the pod looks wet when it’s disconnected from the device. Either way, a leak should never go ignored because it always means that something is wrong with your setup and will cause you to waste vape juice.

Make Sure the Battery is Charged

If you don't believe me, a dead battery is the most common cause of a leaking pod. The battery's ability to provide sufficient power to your coil to vaporize the e-juice decreases with decreasing battery capacity. Hence, while pulling from your case framework, the e-juice is getting sucked through the mouthpiece as opposed to genuine fume.

Don’t Squeeze the Pod

Due to the fact that it can force vape juice out of its sides and mouthpiece, squeezing your pod can definitely cause it to leak. Many people are taught that squeezing the pod will pop any air bubbles that may be present. In any case, it's smarter to tenderly tap the unit to separate the air pocket, since this is less inclined to cause a hole.

Don’t Chain-Vape

A few of us heavier vapers have a propensity for chain-vaping, implying that we endure an endless flow of shots with basically no in the middle between. Due to the risk of leaks, this should not be used with any vaping setup. Not allowing your curl an opportunity to cool between puffs worries the loop and prompts flooding which implies that overabundance e-fluid holes out of the unit. Instead, try spacing out each hit longer. If you chain-vape because you don't get enough nicotine from just a few puffs, you should think about adding more nicotine. If you're chain-vaping because you're not getting enough vapor from each hit, increase the voltage or wattage of a device with adjustable output.

Don’t Pull So Hard

This issue is more prevalent among those who are accustomed to more advanced vaping setups, where pulling hard is actually recommended to take in a nice amount of vapor. Pulling too hard in your mouthpiece can definitely cause a leak. Pulling too hard on a pod system with a low wattage will only draw unvaporized e-juice up into the mouthpiece.

Change the Coil or Cartridge

If the coil of your cartridge is on its way out, it will start to leak. That’s because a dying coil just doesn’t have the capability to convert liquid into vapor any longer. Therefore, each time you fire a hit, the liquid just leaks out rather than vaporizes. Usually, this is also accompanied by poor flavor and vapor output. In this case, simply replace your coil or cartridge – whichever of the two is replaceable according to your unique pod system – and you will be good to go.

Problem 2: A Pod System Not Hitting

The second common issue that people may experience when using a draw-activated device is simply not getting in any vapor at all, even though their pod system is fully charged.

Check the Battery Connection

Every system’s connection looks a bit different, but generally it requires that the metal connectors on each component are making direct contact with one another. With some systems, the battery slides down and just needs to be pushed back up, or the connectors on the pod itself get pushed in and need to be gently pulled back out.

Check the Mouthpiece

If something is clogging the airflow of the mouthpiece, like juice gunk or a piece of debris, you will want to try to use a tiny object to dislodge it. If that doesn’t work, it might be time to grab a new pod entirely.

Keep Getting the Most Out of Your Draw-Activated Pod System

When you prepare for a relaxing vaping session and discover a problem with your setup, it is always aggravating. The good news is that draw-activated pod systems use relatively straightforward technology and are, as a result, equally straightforward to repair.

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