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Valve that connects to the booster pumps spraying water

Purchased a new connecter and it leaks water all over. there are no addional parts I can attach to stop this. We did put tape on the fittings to try and stop water but the valve that controls pressure is leaking.

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    JEFFrey BAKER May 11, 2010

    HELLO DID YOU USE TEFLON TAPE ON THE THREADS WHEN YOUR SCREWED THE FITTINGS TOGETHER ?ALSO ON THE VALVE THREADS ? WERE IS THE VALVE LEAKING FROM ?

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