CPAP making a popping sound

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RyanH1015
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CPAP making a popping sound

Post by RyanH1015 » Mon Nov 21, 2022 11:25 am

Hi, my Resmed Air Curve 10 that I've had since June of 2019 has recently started making a popping sound. It usually occurs once every time I exhale and once every time I inhale. The machine was covered under Medicare but my provider told me I will have to cover any cost of repairs as the machine is no longer under warranty. I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced a similar issue and knows of a possible fix for the machine. The machine still works perfectly, mask and tubing etc. have all been replaced with no change to the popping sound. Thanks

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Pugsy
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Re: CPAP making a popping sound

Post by Pugsy » Mon Nov 21, 2022 11:30 am

Any chance there is a little bit of water in the mask or hose?
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Re: CPAP making a popping sound

Post by RyanH1015 » Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:26 pm

I replaced the hose with a brand new one and the problem remained so that doesn't appear to be the issue.

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Re: CPAP making a popping sound

Post by ozij » Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:58 pm

Rainout = water collecting in the hose from your breath and / or the humidifier.
Can happen in a new hose / mask just as it can in an old one.

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Re: CPAP making a popping sound

Post by LSAT » Mon Nov 21, 2022 3:24 pm

Nothing wrong with the machine..popping comes from condensation in the hose. Cool room and warm air in the hose causes condensation...Even a little water in the hose will cause popping. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctw73sdPU6k

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Re: CPAP making a popping sound

Post by RyanH1015 » Tue Nov 22, 2022 9:49 am

Thank you all, I have never heard of rainout before but I believe you are correct. I can implement some solutions now that I know what the issue is. Much appreciated!

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Re: CPAP making a popping sound

Post by chunkyfrog » Tue Nov 22, 2022 2:03 pm

. . . And a hearty boot to the head for your beyond useless "provider."

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