Gland nut won't budge


Postby BRU » Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:46 pm

I need to replace a washer/ or clean seat on a leaking pillar tap but the gland valve (hexagonal brass nut thing) won't budge. Any tips?

Thanks
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:08 pm

are you turning it the right way? it may have a reverse thread
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Postby bobplum » Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:40 pm

hi
i had same problem today
turn of water disconnect pipe work remove locking nut that holds the tap to basin remove tap and place in a vice then work from there
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Postby BRU » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:34 pm

Thanks Bob. I'll give that a try.
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