Over time, these gaskets can be compressed enough that they leak. This is an easy fix. Just replace the gasket. I've also found that a little lip balm, like Chapstick, on the threads can solve the problem. If you have a tiny screw-in nozzle like the Iwata HP-CR on the right, you may need some sealant like bees wax or lip balm on the threads. Be extremely careful not to over tighten it.
The only other place that air can get into the paint path is at the tip of the nozzle, like when you back flush by holding your finger or a paper towel against it. A tiny crack in the end of the tip can cause bubbles. Check it closely with a magnifying glass.
In order to create a vacuum to pull paint out of the brush, the nozzle has to protrude just a tiny bit past the front of the spray regulator. If it doesn't, you can get pressure instead of a vacuum here and air will blow back into the cup or bottle. This can be a problem in airbrushes with rubber O-rings in the head assembly. Intermittent spraying. This can be caused by the same things listed above for bubbles in the cup.
For a siphon fed brush, it can also be caused by a worn needle bearing or seal. See my page on replacing the needle bearing for this. Continuous Paint. A common problem is that paint will spray as soon as you press the trigger for air, even before pulling back the trigger. This happens because of an imperfect seal between the needle and nozzle. It sometimes doesn't show up at lower air pressures. It can be caused by a small particle of dirt or dried paint in the nozzle, or a needle or nozzle that is not perfectly round.
At low pressure, there is not enough vacuum to overcome the paint viscosity and pull it through the small opening. When the pressure is increased, so does the vacuum and paint is expelled. Sometimes, it can be fixed by rotating the needle in the nozzle with slight pressure. Some people apply a little pressure to the back of the needle when they tighten the needle chuck. But, you have to be careful not to damage the nozzle.
Soaking the nozzle in a solvent that dissolves dry paint may also help. Another possibility is that the needle seal is too tight for the trigger return spring to fully seat the needle. You may be able to adjust the trigger tension or the needle seal. You should feel a little drag when you install the needle, but it shouldn't take much force.
If you have polished the needle, you may have caused it to go out of round. If you have spares, try swapping parts to find the culprit. Air but no paint. Maybe your paint is too thick or has lumps. You could try cranking the air pressure up a little to increase the vacuum, or you could see if the problem goes away when you spray plain water or thinner. Sometimes people forget to tighten the needle chuck. Sometimes, if the needle is stuck from dried paint, the needle chuck will slip when you pull back the trigger, even though you tightened it.
So, check to see that the needle is really moving. Make sure there is a vent hole in the cap of your siphon bottle or paint cup lid. Otherwise a vacuum will form and stop the paint from flowing. In a siphon airbrush, a really leaky needle seal or needle bearing can cause this. To check for this, turn the airbrush upside down and put some water in the paint inlet. If it sprays OK in this position, then the seal may be bad. It may be adjustable or it may need to be replaced. Bad spray pattern or spatters.
Take a close look at the needle and nozzle. A bent needle or cracked nozzle can cause this. Acrylic paints seem to cause some problems. You can feel for a tiny burr on the tip of the needle by running your fingernail lightly along it. I see this once in a while on the forums. The user says the airbrush works fine for a while, but before they can finish, it begins spraying bad or clogging and they have to stop and clean it. They often blame the airbrush.
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