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Do you have a diagram of an ajax valve I could look at? Water leaking from pipe on roof, ajax may have to be readjusted. How???

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Hi jogun457,

If you have water coming out of the pipe on your roof, then the water pressure is set too high. Yes, you should adjust your ajax valve.
To do this, locate the adjustment screw either on the back or the top of the valve. Turn it counterclockwise to reduce the pressure. Watch the pressure gauge (does yours have a gauge on it?)
and wait after each turn for the pressure to settle before making another adjustment until you have the correct pressure.
If you don't have a gauge, turn the screw counterclockwise 1/4 turn, then you'll have to watch your pipe to see if it has stopped leaking water onto the roof. Don't turn too much at a time or you'll lose pressure at your taps. Turn the faucet on after each adjustment to check.

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