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High leakage causing shutdown and restart?
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High leakage causing shutdown and restart?
Normally I have no problem with leaks. However, in the past 3 weeks, the restmed “red “face has been up almost every night.  I still have less than 2.0 events and usually less than 1.0. Oscar shows some very strange occupancies. The pressure will stop completely then restart (auto start on) at 8 mmHg (base) then ramp to 12 mmHg.  This occurs as often as 8-10 times in rapid repeations.  I do not wake up, only see it on Oscar and alway the “red” face.  The shutdown seem to be triggered by leakage in excess of 100 mmHg, but I have changed all components hose, swivel, mask and tub.  If I use a very aggressive chin strap (full face as I am a mouth breather) it will not happen some nights but it will happen other nights.  Very perplexed … machine or me?
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. --Confucius
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RE: High leakage causing shutdown and restart?
Turn off SmartStart


Autostart interprets huge flow as you no longer being attached to the mask.
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RE: High leakage causing shutdown and restart?
At least you are sleeping. You probably need to change mask size or type or renew it. Mask fit and comfort is a lot more important than using settings to fix this.
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