Leaking central heating pipe


Postby scotch » Sun Feb 22, 2009 5:21 pm

Hi all

I wonder if anyone could advise the best course of action to hopefully el;iminate the need for new pipework throughout.

Whilst painting yesterday I found one of my central heating pipes at a join in the toilet has been leaking water, albeit very minorly. The pipe was wet to the touch but no evidence of drip. Problem is it is on a join behind the toilet where access is difficult.

Coudl anyone recommend a solution that maybe does not involve ripping the old pipe out as I am clueless about whether it can be repaired or not!

Any advice gratefully received!

Thanks!!
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Postby Steve the gas » Mon Feb 23, 2009 6:02 am

Hi,

If its a fitting try tightening it up a bit?

Hth
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Postby nitro23456 » Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:50 am

Id imagine it is just a compression join where the nut just needs tightening..... imposssible to say for definate without more info though.
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