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Little gourmet cold water dispenser valve

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SOURCE: Little Gourmet Hot water tank leaks out small hole in tank bottom

this is a condensate line and suprising enough most of the plumbers I go back after never hook them up they should have a hose off of them and led to a discharge area, if this is actually on the tank you will need to drain it and remove it and reseal it,

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SOURCE: leaking braided water line from under spout LITTLE GOURMET

you will have to get a replacement from the manifacture,, they will send it to you, call them tell them wich one it is hot or cold they may have diffrent threads then again they may be the same,,,can you get the threaded part out of the faucet, you will need an extractor, you can get this at a hardware store, it has a rubber seal so you can only tighten it so much, get it ot try again but be gentle,, one thing I found after doing plumbing for 34 years if you snug it and it leaks you can always snug it some more if you over tighten it you can't do anything but replace it,,,, good luck let me know how it goes

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Turned off the hot water to fix a leaking tap. now the tap has no hot or cold water and the hot water tank valve is leaking?


It sounds like two problems.
Problem 1) Clog inside faucet or clog inside pipes at faucet
Remove supply tubes leading to faucet and see if problem is inside pipes or inside faucet.
My bet is clog inside faucet.

If you have galvanized pipe that meets copper pipe, this can be trouble spot.
Article on clogged water pipes at Inspectapedia:
http://www.inspectapedia.com/water/Water_Pipe_Clog_Repair_Guide.htm

Article on clogged pipes:
http://www.waterheaterrescue.com/pages/WHRpages/English/Troubleshooting/Tanklets/backflushing.html

Problem 2) Water heater leak ... you say tank valve is leaking? Is that cold-water shut-off valve? Or tank drain valve? Or TP valve?

If cold water shut-off is leaking, then replace shut off.

If tank drain valve is leaking, then check if plastic valve is cracked. If drain valve is cracked, then replace with a brass valve from Home Depot. If plastic valve breaks off, then use hammer and screwdriver to gently chip out the broken plastic valve. New valve threads need teflon tape to seal pipe. If valve is just dripping, then put garden-hose cap over end of valve and screw down tight.

If TP valve is leaking, then replace with same temperature and pressure rating.
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you will have to get a replacement from the manifacture,, they will send it to you, call them tell them wich one it is hot or cold they may have diffrent threads then again they may be the same,,,can you get the threaded part out of the faucet, you will need an extractor, you can get this at a hardware store, it has a rubber seal so you can only tighten it so much, get it ot try again but be gentle,, one thing I found after doing plumbing for 34 years if you snug it and it leaks you can always snug it some more if you over tighten it you can't do anything but replace it,,,, good luck let me know how it goes

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this is a condensate line and suprising enough most of the plumbers I go back after never hook them up they should have a hose off of them and led to a discharge area, if this is actually on the tank you will need to drain it and remove it and reseal it,

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