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Brass craft push connect straight valve leaking at hookup to copper water pipe

Leaking at connection to copper water pipe

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SOURCE: Cant seem to get the Icemaker working

Mungah, There is no valve that needs to be turned on. The water travels through the valve into the filter and up to the ice-maker. Try pressing the water lever and stay on it until the water fills the filter and comes out. You should hear the valve energizing. The ice maker cycles every 2.5 hrs. approx. When it calls for water it may take several cycles to prime the line and fill the ice maker...As far as the leak, something is wrong with that compression connection, re-do it and see if it back.

Posted on Oct 21, 2006

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SOURCE: Kenmore top mount refrigerator (model 106.77062791)

If you cant tighted it any more .. try taken it loose and using teflon tape to help seal it.. had to use that on a few to stop leaking can be a real pain in the butt sometimes .. I know how ya feel :0)

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Leaky Water Valve Inlet

The part number for the valve for a pss26msrss is:
WR57X10032 it is around $45.00-$50.00. There are several look ups available but you need a complete model number that you will find on the refrigerator usually inside upper fresh food section. you can order at, sears .com ... or you can google appliance parts and see what you come up with. You might also try a local appliance store. Good Luck.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

SOURCE: I have a brand new LG bottom/slider freezer and I

well I had a plumber connect a new hose it cost me $ 85 but it was properly install, since we added a splitter Home depot recommended but it can't take the pressure and the hose connector will leek. or if you are handy connect a splitter and a new valve

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SOURCE: Plastic hose connection to water valve is leaking.

The fitting is called a John Guest fitting. It has a couple of o-ring seals inside. Once the tube is pushed into one end it is locked in. To remove, push in on the tube (opposite of what you would think to remove) then hold down on the ring around the tube, then pull out. There is a good description on this website below

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How do i fix a leaking copper pipe (it's not leaking from a connection of 2 pipes?) without having it cut and replaced?

You can now use click fix the permanent copper pipe repair clip from Burkert innovative solutions Ltd. Take a look

Feb 22, 2014 | Plumbing


The Leak - How to Repair the Leaking Water Pipe

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Until recently there where many redneck fixes out there most involving garden hoses, inner tubes, hose clamps, epoxy, and many other creative fixes. I have seen way too many to describe all of them. Now there is a great way to fix those leaks with a simple push fitting. The new design of the push fitting allows for the pipe to be cut at the hole and then a coupling just pushed onto the pipe to fix the leak. The hardest part of the whole process is to get the pipe cut neatly. The same fitting can also be used to replace those pesky plastic to copper unions that always seem to give trouble. Joining different types of piping is no longer a problem.
By doing a quick search for push fitting you can find a number of different suppliers of this type of fitting. I have used a number of different ones and they all seem to work well. My preference is the brass types as they seem to be much more rugged in construction. The price of those fittings also reflects that. The most common that I have seen and used are the Sharkbite Brand. These are very good, are sold in many plumbing supply houses, and in Home Depot Stores. Other companies include Watts, Probite, Tectite, and Speedfit. I'm sure that I have left some out. These are some that I am familiar with and have used.
Bottom line is that it is now very easy for even a desk jockey to fix his own pipes. Go by the closet home improvement store on your way home. Pick up some of these fittings and impress the wife with talents that she did not know you had. You may even get brave and do that small plumbing project that she has been begging for. Now you can use these fittings to cut into that water line to run that new outside faucet or hookup that water filter yourself. With the push type fitting plumbing has been made easy enough for anyone to be able to do it.

on Dec 03, 2009 | Plumbing

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Plumming brass nipple leaking water

Are you installing nipple in top of tank-type water heater?
Did you use 6 wraps teflon tape?
Is the nipple IP iron pipe tapered thread? Or is it straight thread?

Why are you replacing nipple?
Was old nipple leaking?
If previously sealed pipe connection to water heater has started leaking, then it implies the tank is rusted, and water heater needs to be replaced.

Have you checked the anode rod.

Why are you using brass instead of pex-lined di-electric nipple, available from box store?

Sep 11, 2012 | Water Heaters

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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:

Article on clogged pipes:

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.
New TP valve threads need teflon tape to seal pipe.

Problem 3) If pressure is low all over house:
Buy pressure gauge at hardware store that screws onto hose connection.

Test pressure on outdoor spigot.
Open faucet and check if pressure drops. This says if problem is inside pipes that enter house.

Test pressure on water heater drain valve.
This says if pressure problem is before -or- after water heater.

If problem is before the water heater, then shut-off valve located on cold water line is suspect.
If problem is after water heater, it could be in hot water outflow pipe on top of water heater, or a nearby elbow.

Remove hot water line leading from water heater and check pressure. This says if problem is where hot water leaves tank.
Read articles above about clogs inside water lines.

Nov 16, 2010 | Rheem Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve

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How do I replace the water line in the door?


Find your route to the water line. Drill a hole in the floor behind the refrigerator and thread the copper tubing into the basement. Go to the basement and find the main water line and pull the copper tubing to it.

Step 2
Attach pipe to refrigerator. Go back up to the kitchen and attach the end of the copper tubing to the water pipe of the refrigerator. You can use a nut and ferrule to connect the tube to the fridge. Make sure to leave a little bit of copper tubing coiled behind the fridge so as to not disconnect the tubing when moving the fridge.

Step 3
Turn off the water. With the fridge all hooked up, go back to the basement and turn off the water. Find the cold water pipe and drill a 1/4-inch hole to accommodate the copper tubing.

Step 4
Attach valve to pipe. You need to attach the water valve to the main pipe. This allows you to control the flow of water to the refrigerator. Make sure you have a gasket to seal between the valve and main water pipe.

Step 5
Connect the copper tubing. With the valve connected to the main water pipe, connect the copper tubing using a clamp. This should be everything you need. Turn on the main water and you should be able to get a glass of water, but it will take an hour or two for the ice cubes to freeze.

Take care..

Aug 08, 2010 | Kenmore 53092 / 53094 Side by Side...

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Inlet Valve leaking

I would try PLUMBER'S GOOP (hardware store) on the copper pipe. Remove it and put a liberal amount of goop on the end about a quarter inch back from the tip -- insert and smooth the goop around the connection -- let it cure for 24 hours -- turn water back on.


Aug 22, 2009 | Home

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Hole in copper water supply pipe

solution#2 is one way to do it however those clamps will leak after awhile. You can cut pipe on center of hole and (A) push pipe up and install a copper coupling which does involve soldiering. Or (B) you can get a brass coupling fitting called (Shark Bite Fittings) which simply slides over pipe and locks and seals on pipes. This is a fairly new product and godsend to plumbers and plumbing repair. Whenever fixing pipes in walls check for any form of leaks thoroughly before covering up wall.

Apr 14, 2009 | Plumbing

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Broken copper pipe that suplpy water to the ice maker machine

Assuming that this is the external connection from the house plumbing to the machine...

The pipe will have to be cut cleanly with a tubing cutter and the ferrule and nut will have to be replaced with new ones. There should be a brass nut attached to the water valve where the water line normally connects. Unscrew this nut and take it to Home Depot (or local plumber) , they will have all the necessary parts for you, including the tubing cutter.

Jul 28, 2008 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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I have a hot water heater,for some reason it started leaking were the cold water goes in, it was leaking were the round white cover that cover the whole that the connection goes in the tank.Can you tell me...

To find out you need to cut away the white cover to see where the leak is coming from. This white cover is just cosmetic.

If the leak is on the connection where the supply line comes in, then is usually can be fixed.

If the leak is on the metal of the tank below the connection, then there is no fixing it. The metal just below the white plastic is part of the tank.

If the leak is on the connection, it can all be replaced. I recommend replacing the nipple going into the water heater with a 3/4" x 3" brass nipple. From there I recommend using a 3/4" x 3/4" x 18"-24" copper water heater flex. This assuming that you have a flex line installed now. If not I still recommend the brass nipple and the copper flex, but you can get a 3/4" Sharkbite Male adapter to adapt to copper pipe. (Use this fitting instead of having to solder. This fitting is found at Home Depot and Lowes. Be sure not to have any burrs on the copper pipe, because Sharkbites use an O'ring which can be damaged by any burrs.)

If you have a different plumbing installation, please contact me.

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